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Easy way to load Facebook news feed through RSS / atom10

05 Jun

Until recently you could import your facebook news feed using a json feed available through the Facebook Graph API without needing to set up an oAuth token. Unfortunately, facebook pulled the rug out from under us all when they started requiring oAuth tokens on the basic graph API. This caused many sites to start receiving the following error: "OAuthException An access token is required to request this resource." Pretty annoying. I was ready to jump through facebook's hoops and create a facebook app dedicated to providing access to the news feed when I realized each page has an rss feed built right in. IMO it's not AS good as the data from the graph API but for most situations it will get the job done.

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Load latest twitter tweet in 1 line of PHP code

09 Nov

If all you're looking to do is load your latest tweet in the simplest way possible this is the function you need. Luckily Twitter formats all of the latest posts into simple RSS feeds which makes it SUPER easy to just go and get them. It honestly doesn't get any easier than this. Read the rest of this entry »