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When I ran

SocialMediaData["Facebook", "FriendNetwork"]

I used to get all of my Facebook friends (or at least almost all of them)--nearly 1000. But now when I run the same code Mathematica only shows a network of 7 friends. If I use "Friends" instead of "FriendNetwork", it shows 8 names.

Can anyone help me with this?

Thank you.

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  • $\begingroup$ I noticed this too, it only showed 4 for me. But I couldn't be bothered to get to the bottom of it. $\endgroup$ – Szabolcs Oct 23 '15 at 18:19
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    $\begingroup$ I believe this is because Facebook changed their API policies so now it returns a much more restricted data set than before. $\endgroup$ – Stefan R Oct 23 '15 at 18:30
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Stefan's comment is correct. Facebook has deprecated the API that Mathematica relied on to gather this information. Official source.

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