Including Facebook SDK to Android project via Gradle

It is much easier (finally, sigh) to setup Facebook SDK dependency via maven central dependency than local library dependency.

dependencies {
    compile ''

If you feel adventurous, you can wildcard the version number (which is in general not recommended to avoid unexpected build results)

but, it can be either one of these:


will pull any patch update


will pull any minor update smaller than 30

or if you feel especially adventurous then even:


which will pull any update up to major being 4