Is it possible to enable Facebook notifications?

asked 2013-06-07 17:19:13 -0500

Stevenvdr gravatar image

I have only recently discovered Askbot, as we are currently looking into open source Q&A sites. One of the requirements for this project is that the website is accessibility. This is why I was wondering if it was possible to enable some sort of Facebook notifications, in addition to the e-mail notifications?

The main use case I have in mind is when someone replies to your question, you get an instant notification on facebook. Another case would be to receive a notification when someone posts a question with a certain tag.

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It's possible in principle, we have already implemented some of that for Twitter, but we don't yet have anything done for Facebook.

Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2013-06-08 12:10:17 -0500 )edit

I have been looking into the Facebook API, but it would seem that Facebook does not permit such notifications. On it is stated that the notifications API is only available for apps on :(

Stevenvdr gravatar image Stevenvdr  ( 2013-06-08 14:27:30 -0500 )edit

Thanks, I see. Still posting to one's wall is possible and can be done.

Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2013-06-08 14:31:25 -0500 )edit