Add custom via name in Facebook posts by creating a Facebook App and posting / publishing through a special URL. All steps are fully free and quite easy. Often, we see various Mobile Phones, Websites show the via thing in Facebook posts, like via Windows Phone or via iOS or via OSX. These information shows up in Facebook post with the specially added information like – X hours ago via OSX. This is what we are going to add in your posts in this guide – Add custom via name in Facebook posts. We can not change the name for a verified, working App; i.e. you can never change via OSX to Windows Mobile, this is never possible for quite simple reason – both are different Facebook apps.
Add Custom Via Name in Facebook Posts : What You Basically Need To Know
Practically you will need to create a Facebook App on Heroku Cloud following these tutorials :
Practically these guides are more than enough to create a Facebook App with a Free SSL certificate and of cource free web hosting. These are really not point an click work, but you can omit creating a real app with the risk – anyone can complain to Facebook for not having a real app and pointing towards it! You must disable the sandbox mode to make it publicly visible, else, your post will never be visible.
Add Custom Via Name in Facebook Posts : Created the App, Now What? Complex Coding?
Facebook’s security gap is that, if you know the app id and certified domain name; you can run a HTTP GET request to publish anything while logged in to Facebook. The risk of security breech is not really big, but we can use it to complete our guide on Add Custom Via Name in Facebook Posts.
Practically, its quite easy to get anyone’s Facebook ID ! Simply, if you run this on browser :
You will get iPhone App’s ID – this only works if the App Name visible and namespace is same – usually its the same. The reason to mention it, you will run your verified, good app via this GET request (modify the data and run on browser) :
Also, you can use the naked domain name :
Actually, it will never become successful for common third party App (point of security breech) :
This will fail due to no feedback from Cocoa Restful API. It is possible with Microsoft Windows Phone!