Facebook and OpenPGP
jonas.hedman at fripost.org
Thu Oct 1 20:42:55 CEST 2015
On 15-10-01 19:14:49, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> On 1 October 2015 at 17:56, Jon Millican <jmillican at fb.com> wrote:
> > On 26 September 2015 at 03:24, Christian Heinrich <
> > christian.heinrich at cmlh.id.au> wrote:
> > >
> > > So as far as I am aware there is no integration with the Facebook
> > > GraphAPI yet :(
> > Hi, I'm Jon - I work on OpenPGP support at Facebook. I thought you might
> > be interested to hear that we now support fetching public keys via the
> > Graph API.
> > Keys can be fetched from someone's profile "public_key" field, e.g. you
> > could fetch my public key with the query:
> > /1617090031?fields=public_key
> > If you would like to experiment with this, you can try it out with the
> > Graph API Explorer at
> > https://developers.facebook.com/tools/explorer/145634995501895/ (you'll
> > need to be logged in to use the tool).
> This is really fantastic!
> Just out of curiosity would you consider using public / private key to log
> in to facebook too without a password a good thing.
> I know facebook would unlikely have a business case to prioritize this as
> few would use it. But Id be curious to know whether developers would
> consider it a cool feature ...
I'm not a big user of facebook myself but this would indeed be a pretty
cool and great feature!
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