Facebook and iOS have been becoming the best of friends the past few weeks, first with iOS 6 getting deeper Facebook integration and now with Facebook teasing an updated SDK for iOS on it’s developer site. According to Facebook, a “major update” is on the way for the Facebook SDK for iOS that will be launching soon:
We’re very excited about the Facebook integration in iOS 6 that Apple announced last week at WWDC 2012. We’re working on a major update to the Facebook SDK for iOS that will launch in the coming weeks. It includes significant new features and enhancements that make it easier to add Facebook to your iOS apps, along with support for the Facebook integration in iOS 6. Stay tuned!
No details on the update were given, but the folks over at TheNextWeb say that it may include Open Graph, “allowing iOS developers to easily hook into your Timeline and its News Feed and Ticker products has become a way to send an app’s growth into the stratosphere.” They also are speculating that it may help developers in launching applications for Facebook’s own App Center more easily.
The first (official) sign of Facebook integration in iOS and OS X came last week at Apple’s WWDC press event. Since then people have simply been made to wait to see what fully becomes of the new “friends.” Reports are also coming in that Facebook is acquiring Face.com, developers of an iPhone facial recognition application called KLIK. We can only wait to see what Facebook may do with the company, and if it will be related to this.
What do you think? Excited to hear of the new Facebook SDK so developers can start getting better integration? Could you care less about all this Facebook talk? Let us know in the comments.
Via: Facebook Developers