Facebook SDK Auto Posting

I've got an app idea in mind - but I'm relatively unfamiliar with the FB SDK.

Once a user has granted the app authorization to post on their behalf - the user doesn't need to be logged in/etc from that point on for the service to work, correct?  Once the App ID is registered to the user and appropriate authorizations granted - the server can just call up the user's ID/Group ID/etc from SQL and post automatically?
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That is "correct", it's as simple as that. However, I would strongly suggest that you take a look at how OAuth 2.0 works. This is essential for you to design your solution more effectively and to understand what exactly is going on. Typically, after the user grants you authority, you actually have to pass in an Authorization header with all the HTTP requests you make to the Facebook servers. This Authorization header will contain the access token Facebook would have give you earlier (when the user granted you the authority to have the access permissions which you asked for). The header might look like:
GET /profile HTTP/1.1
Host: api.example.com
Authorization: Bearer MzJmNDc3M2VjMmQzN

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I suggest you search for introductory material on OAuth. Here are a few:

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