Grant extended permissions in WinForm

Dec 2, 2009 at 12:48 PM

Hi Friends!

I'm trying to write a simple WinForm (.net3 no WPF or browsers) app which will update my status and other info.

after making login using


i can get all user's data, but trying to execute

facebookService1.Users.SetStatus("new status");

throws the exception saying:

"Updating status requires the extended permission status_update"

How can i request the needed permission from user?


Jun 27, 2010 at 9:41 AM

i'm getting the same can i fix this problem?

Jun 28, 2010 at 3:42 PM

What I do is to create a list of permissions I need before I create the session.


Here's my VB.Net code:




Dim P As New List(Of

Dim S = New Facebook.Session.DesktopSession(My.Settings.FBAppKey, False

, P)
S.ApplicationSecret =My