Facebook’s new ‘Invite friends’ tag

Everyone’s been either copying and pasting or writing from scratch some code to add “Invite friends” to their Facebook apps, but now there’s a simple tag that they’ve provided. It’s currently in beta and, knowing Facebook, is bound to change and break everything a few times, but it’s very easy to use:

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(Note the slightly dodgy tag inside the content attribute.)

We’re now using it at Exponetic on our second Facebook application, called iTrust.

Exponetic, Facebook developers in London

iTrust

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