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+ - Facebook to app developers: Good idea, now stop using our API.

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes: In what seems to be a recurring theme with the social networking giant as Facebook adds features competing apps that use Facebook integration risk being cut off due to the terms of service surrounding the API.

http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-clarifies-developer-policies-2013-1

http://allthingsd.com/20130118/exclusive-facebook-cuts-off-access-to-voxer-over-competition-concerns/

http://allthingsd.com/20130124/facebook-cuts-off-friend-finding-access-to-vine-twitters-new-video-app/

You have to ask yourself, is it really worth developing an app that integrates with, or worse runs completely on Facebooks platform.
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