FriendFeed API v2 With Real-time, OAuth, File Attachments and Simplified Response Format

Written By Sam on 20 July 2009

If you are looking for an easier way to share things then you can try out FriendFeed. FriendFeed helps you to discover and discuss interesting stuff with your family and friends on the web. Today FriendFeed launched the version 2 of the FriendFeed API for beta testing. The latest version of FriendFeed API v2 is mainly focused on making it simpler to use.

friendfeed-api-v2-with-real-time-oauth-file-attachments-and-simplified-response-formatNew Features in FriendFeed API v2

  • Real-time APIs – You can utilize long polling to get feeds in real-time which includes search also.
  • Flexible sharing options – You can send a direct message to users. You can also share to multiple feeds.
  • File attachments – Supports file atatchemnts. You can attach images, pdfs, spreadsheets etc.
  • OAuth support – Supports Open Authentication. You can register your application at –
  • Simplified response format – You can write applications without much complications as it provides the HTML for representing entries. Your job will be easy as authenticated responses include a list of all possible commands on every feed, entry and comment.

If you need more information you can read the documentation at

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