Yaron Levi Yaron Levi - 1 year ago 117
C# Question

Get the Friends of my friend using the Graph API

I am trying to do a very basic thing with the new Graph API.

I already know how to get my friends:

But if I have a friend who's ID is 123456, then I want to get his friends :

But I get an exception:

"The remote server returned an error: (500) Internal Server Error."

Why can't I do that? It's a very trivial task to ask from the API.

Answer Source

If I try to get friends of a random user I get HTTP 500 but it contains this response:

   "error": {
      "type": "Exception",
      "message": "(#604) Can't lookup all friends of <UID>. Can only lookup for the logged in user (<MY_UID>), or friends of the logged in user with the appropriate permission"

which is pretty self-explanatory.

If I try to get friends of my friend who allows viewing his other friends it works fine. If my friend chose to not allow viewing his other friends I get the same error.

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