jQuery Facebook Multi-Friend Selector is a jQuery plugin created by Mike Brevoort that stands as an alternative for Facebook Multi-Friend Selection user interface that uses the Facebook Graph API. No server side component is necessary which makes it really easy to adapt and use.
You should be able to customize the look of this plugin quite a bit via CSS. For example, check out this stripped down demo to see a stacked list type selector vs the later demo we’ll mention.
Add this selector
This will pull back the current user’s friends and create the interface to select friends. When you’re ready to move on, there is a function you’ll need to call to return an array of the Facebook IDs of the selected friends.
var friendSelector = $("#jfmfs-container").data('jfmfs'); var selectedFriends = friendSelector.getSelectedIds();
If you want to get right to it and see a live demo, check out this demo of the jQuery Facebook Multi-Friend Selector plugin. Click “login” and then login to your Facebook account. You will then be able to see your list of friends in the friend selector.