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iOS 7 Development Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Joseph Hoffman, Shawn Grimes, Colin Francis, Hans-Eric Grönlund

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Chapter     8

Social Network Recipes

Social networking is perhaps the strongest trend on the Internet right now. People with an online presence are sharing and consuming content on one or more of the many sites that offer such services. Because forming communities is part of our nature, and the Internet platform makes it so easy, we can be sure the trend will last and get stronger as more and more services join in.

In iOS 6, Apple introduced the Social framework, making it easy to integrate your apps with social networks. In iOS 7, the framework has been expanded to support Vimeo and Flicker as well as Facebook, Twitter, and the China-based Weibo networks.

Note   The Twitter framework that was introduced in iOS 5 is now deprecated and has been ...

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