UPDATE 3/18: This issue has now been resolved. You may go back to using this plugin as normal. Thanks Facebook.
As some of you may know I contribute to the development of Facebook CommentsTNG. This is a WordPress plugin that pulls comments from a Facebook note back into your self-hosted WordPress blog. This is extremely handy if you have your blog automatically pulled into your Facebook account as notes and want the comments left on those notes to be displayed on your public website.
This is all fine and dandy unless Facebook goes and breaks their mobile site, which is how the plugin gets the comments thus preventing the comments from being pulled in. At first I thought “oh they are Facebook they have good developers and I’m sure they are working on it.” Well, it’s been over a week now and it’s still broken. I’ve submitted a few bug reports myself and I know I’m not the only one. The main developer, Phil over at Philtopia also wrote a post explaining the problem and encouraging you to write a bug report. And I am doing the same.
The problem is that the comments show up blank and display the date “December 31st 1969” which I believe is the default date if a date field isn’t being pulled properly. It looks something like this
So how do you go about writing a bug report?
Fill out the note bug report: http://www.facebook.com/help/contact.php?show_form=notes_bug
Fill out the mobile bug report: http://www.facebook.com/help/contact.php?show_form=mobile_bug