scraping Facebook

Hi. I am wondering if anyone has any ideas about how to gather information from Facebook. I suppose it may be possible to login and look through pages that I am related to and so on. I was wondering if there is any other approach.
I heard from someone that Facebook was considering making some posts public in an attempt to compete with Twitter but I could not find any information about that.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Thanks.
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Ray PaseurCommented:
Complete documentation here:
http://developers.facebook.com/
Mike DSolution ConsultantCommented:
Hi onyourmark,

You can scrape anything that is Set to public on facebook; read up on it in the graph API docs - you issue a call and receive a json object with all the data (urls to images, links etc.) that you can then call and do whatever with.

In order to get private data your app will have to ask for and gain permissions.

Hope this helps
JD

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Mike DSolution ConsultantCommented:
Tnx & good luck!
onyourmarkAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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