Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma
NOVEMBER 30, 2016
The live video API is meant to let people publish live video content from other sources such as professional cameras, multicamera setups, games or screencasts. Photo- and video-editing application Prisma announced earlier this month that iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 users could stream live on Facebook with the iOS app’s visual effects applied to their streams , but not anymore.
Blizzard Entertainment Facebook Live API Integration Goes Live
AUGUST 26, 2016
The social network and the game developer announced in June that Blizzard would integrate Facebook Login and the Facebook Live application-programming interface into its games, with the Facebook Live API allowing Blizzard’s players to stream gameplay directly to their Facebook Timelines. Facebook Gaming Américas APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Australia blizzard entertainment Developers Facebook Live Facebook Live API Facebook login Live Videos Livestreaming Mac New Zealand PC southeast asia VideosMac support for Blizzard Streaming is coming soon.
Offline Conversions API Available via Facebook Business Manager
AUGUST 23, 2016
When Facebook introduced the offline conversions API in June, it said in a Facebook for Business post : Advertisers now have a way to connect transactions that take place in store or over the phone to their ads. Advertisers can use the offline conversions API to: See real-time results as transactions occur in-store and over the phone. Optimize future campaigns.
Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available
JULY 13, 2016
Twitter has been beta-testing Gnip’s Audience API since last October, and the social network announced Tuesday that the application-programming interface is now available to all advertisers. Seamlessly integrate alongside existing Gnip APIs. At Twitter, everything we do is oriented around our users, and the Audience API is no different. Return insights in real-time.
Facebook Graph API v2.8: Updates to Instant Articles, Offers and More
OCTOBER 6, 2016
Facebook announced the release of Graph API v2.8, The social network said in a blog post that Graph API v2.8 Product manager Alyssa Levitz detailed some of the other updates included in Graph API v2.8 in the blog post: We’re adding two new common Open Graph action types for games and books: games.plays and books.rates. Starting today, these are available to developers in all API versions. Based on this same feedback, we’ve decided to deprecate custom Open Graph action and objects in Graph API v2.8. API upgrade tool. Graph API v2.8
“I Don’t Know What an API Is, and at This Point I’m Too Afraid to Ask”
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work Download. For a lot of people, API has slipped into that crack. At the highest level, an API is an outline on how things work with some software or data. It’s also an important caveat to our definition: API’s can be A LOT of things having to do with computers. Be specific when you’re talking about “API’s.”
Twitter Adds Aggregate User Age Information to Gnip Audience API
OCTOBER 5, 2016
Twitter announced the addition of aggregate user age information to the Audience API (application-programming interface) from Gnip. Just as was the case with the Audience API’s 10 original user models, we worked diligently to protect individual user privacy throughout the process of surfacing aggregate age data. Aggregate user age information became the 11th demographic model available for audience analysis, joining: Gender. Language. Interests. TV genre. TV show. Location (country). Location (region). Location (metro). Device category. Wireless device network.
What’s New in Facebook Graph API v2.7?
JULY 15, 2016
Continuous Facebook Live videos and audience restrictions on Facebook Live videos, which were added to the Facebook Live application-programming interface in May , will be added to the social network’s Graph API. Software engineer Steven Elia introduced Graph API v2.7, which will be released this fall, in a blog post , saying that in addition to the Facebook Live features, the updated API also includes improved page insights, more ad placement options and a new daily ad budget format. Developers: What are your thoughts on the new features coming with Graph API v2.7?
Twitter: Gnip 2.0 APIs Now Generally Available
AUGUST 3, 2016
versions of the Gnip APIs will sunset Dec. 1, adding that brands and agencies making the move to 2.0 Advertising/Marketing Twitter 30-Day Search Adam Tornes APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Decahose Emoji emojis Gnip Gnip 2.0 Twitter announced earlier this week that the updated (2.0) versions of its Gnip application-programming interfaces are now generally available. Gnip product manager Adam Tornes said in a blog post that the 1.0 will see enhanced versions of PowerTrack , Decahose , 30-Day Search and Historical PowerTrack.
Facebook Adds Continuous Facebook Live Video API
MAY 24, 2016
Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported on the new API, saying that previously, Facebook Live videos were limited to 90 minutes in order to save storage space, which is not an issue with the new continuous videos, since they will not be stored. Product management director Fidji Simo told Constine: We’ve already seen some interesting use cases–for example, it was used by explore.org to power nature cameras—and we’re looking forward to seeing what Live API developers come up with in the future. We expect developers and publishers to get creative with this new capability.
Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API
JUNE 17, 2012
As Klout takes over the world, it’s interesting to see their API (the button that updates all over the internet) showing up. API stands for Application Programming Interface – it lets you put a widget on your website that is updated every time someone updates their database. APIs are SO powerful they update external sites in real time. The power of Web 3.0 Bargain!
How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work
OCTOBER 28, 2016
Awesome Things That a Social API Enables Download. When you use Simply Measured, you interact with metrics, charts, reports, and data tables that help you answer business questions about social media. The big data platform behind the scenes is what makes this all possible. Here’s how it works. Data Ingestion. Let’s use an analogy here. Imagine that you are gathering water in a big reservoir.
Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 27, 2012
And in May, the Nightly Business Report reported on commodities traders using social media to track news about the drought, and other information that might affect grain prices (starting around 1:20) — one broker says he follows more than 200 farmers on Twitter: The Farm and the API. Now, with the drought of 2012 creating extreme conditions for farmers across a great swath of the U.S.,
What a Social API Does (And How It Makes Your Life Easier)
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
Awesome Things That a Social API Enables Download. Telling someone I work with APIs complicates the “What do you do?” APIs are critical to making your job possible, but making sense of them, especially when it comes to social, is never easy. Completing your organization’s data puzzle requires you to use APIs from Google Analytics, DoubleClick, Marketo, and more.
Twitter to Developers: Public APIs, Gnip Cannot Be Used for Surveillance
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Using Twitter’s public APIs or data products to track or profile protesters and activists is absolutely unacceptable and prohibited. To be clear: We prohibit developers using the public APIs and Gnip data products from allowing law enforcement–or any other entity–to use Twitter data for surveillance purposes. The fact that our public APIs and Gnip data products provide information that people choose to share publicly does not change our policies in this area. As a company, our commitment to social justice is core to our mission and well established. Period.
Facebook Live Goes Full-Screen, Adds Video-Only Mode, Extends Sessions to Four Hours
JULY 20, 2016
Facebook also announced that Facebook Live sessions via both its flagship applications and the Facebook Live API can now run up to four hours. Facebook Web Video Android APIs Application-Programming nNterfaces Applications apps Comments Facebook Live Facebook Live API Full-Screen Videos iOS Landscape Live Streaming Live Videos Portrait Reactions VIdeo-Only Mode
Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio
DECEMBER 20, 2016
We’ve even seen some pages find creative ways to go live and reach audiences with audio only by using the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) or by adding a still image to accompany their audio broadcast. A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but words are still worth something to Facebook. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on Facebook Live Audio?
The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Twitter’s coming API change, on November 20 2015, is a very bold move on behalf of the 140 character platform. The post The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear appeared first on Devumi. The impact will be felt across the entire Internet, or at least on pages with Twitter buttons installed!
Facebook Live + 360 Video = Live 360
DECEMBER 12, 2016
According to Lahiri and Gupta, Live 360 will be made available to more pages via the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) “in the coming months,” with an eye toward rolling the feature out for all pages and users in 2017. There are Facebook Live livestreamed videos and 360 video 360-degree videos, and now, there is Live 360. 13) at noon PT/3 p.m.
BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working
MAY 6, 2013
See message on Tweetchat here. Follow @Tweetchat on Twitter for the latest. Right now, we have no further information, but according to tweets this may affect other chat applications as well. ETA for shutdown, according to @Tweetchat, is June 11. l2myowndevices @ patricksplace we did not pull our service. Twitter is changing how users can access data making our service unfeasible. Implementation
Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers
JUNE 14, 2016
And the Facebook offline conversions API gives retailers insights into the impact of their Facebook marketing campaigns on in-store transactions, call-center transactions and more. Advertisers can use the offline conversions API to: See real-time results as transactions occur in-store and over the phone. The store locator shows a map of all the locations a business has nearby.
Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016
DECEMBER 29, 2016
They also exposed the multiway service via Facebook’s Graph API to allow Messenger calling from any third-party WebRTC client. With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons it hosted. Instead, many teams find ways to build on top of Facebook’s existing infrastructure in new ways. Masks will also come to Android soon.
There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’
JANUARY 26, 2017
With Power Editor and the Facebook Ads API (application-programming interface), the geeks got a ton of tools to play with. In the old days of search marketing, it was about tricking the dumb robots –buy links, cloak, spin content, or whatever trick you could pull. Sounds like a bunch of mumbo jumbo? Maybe it’s people on your staff or some of your vendors. Set it and forget it.
Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
The app events export API allows you to debug events and analyze your analytics data offline, allowing you access up to the last 30 days’ worth of your events. Facebook launched several new features and an improved design for its Analytics for Apps free mobile analytics solution. The social network introduced Analytics for Apps at its F8 global developers’ conference in March 2015.
Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools
JULY 10, 2013
For those of you looking for a better way to manage your Twitter chats, Twubs.com just released some new free tools that are also API compliant. Twubs Twitter Chat Tools aggregate Tweets from all Twitter clients in real-time so that chat participants can better engage in the conversation and hosts can more effectively moderate their chats. From the Trenches Implementation
Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting
JUNE 15, 2016
Advertising/Marketing Twitter 4C Ad Targeting AdParlor Ads API Ads Application-Programming Interface Amobee Brand Intelligence APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Emoji Emoji Targeting HYFN Neil Shah Perion SocialCode Targeted Ads Twitter Official PartnersEmojis are everywhere, and brands advertising on Twitter can now use them to target their campaigns. Twitter ads application-programming interface product manager Neil Shah announced in a blog post that emoji keyword targeting is now available to advertisers on the social network. Target people who tweet food emojis.
Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide
JANUARY 11, 2017
In the future, we also want to bring to profiles all the flexibility that the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) provides to pages, so journalists can use their professional equipment to go live. Facebook’s efforts to bolster its relationships with media and news organizations and journalists continued with Wednesday’s introduction of the Facebook Journalism Project.
Blizzard Will Allow Users to Stream Its Games Via Facebook Live
JUNE 7, 2016
Facebook and video-game company Blizzard Entertainment announced that Blizzard will integrate Facebook Login and the Facebook Live API into its games. The Live API will allow Blizzard’s players to stream gameplay directly to their Facebook Timelines. Meanwhile, the integration of the Facebook Live API will add “Go Live” streaming functionality to Blizzard’s titles. Blizzard will add Facebook Login to its PC games later this month. Readers: What do you think of Facebook Live?
Facebook Announces Several Measurement Products, Integrations
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Oracle Data Cloud Partner Lift API: Oracle Data Cloud became the first partner to integrate with the lift application-programming interface Facebook introduced in March , and this integration will give CPG marketers more accurate measurements of every campaign. Measure this: Facebook Wednesday announced a host of new products and integrations with its measurement partners. The social network added in a Facebook for Business post : An emerging measurement standard in digital marketing is lift testing. Lift uses a traditional, scientific test versus control methodology.
Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers
Stay N' Alive
MARCH 26, 2015
That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public. Up until “recently”, as Facebook reps weren’t able to give me a specific date that it went live, you used to have to apply to access Facebook’s ads API through a very hard-to-find form on the Facebook Developers website.
Facebook Analytics for Apps Now Supports Messenger Bots; FbStart Program Welcomes Bot Developers
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Businesses on the Messenger Platform can also use the app events API (application-programming interface) to log custom events for Analytics for Apps. If you still think chat bots for Messenger are a passing fad, think again: Facebook announced Monday that Analytics for Apps now support bots, and bot developers are welcome in its FbStart program.
Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions
JUNE 21, 2016
The social network announced the beta-test of its new Audience Insights API; updates to its Canvas full-screen immersive ad product; updates to its Slideshow ad product; and the launch of the Facebook Creative Hub. Facebook used the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France this week to take the wraps off several new advertising-related products and features.
Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines
JUNE 8, 2016
You can also use our new oEmbed API to seamlessly integrate profile, list, like or collection timelines directly into your CMS (content-management system). Twitter streamlined the process for publishers looking to generate and embed multiple timelines. Vandor also said publishers no longer need to create and save widgets to their accounts.
Developers: Here's How You Access #Hashtags in Your Apps
Stay N' Alive
JUNE 13, 2013
mentioned Facebook would likely release an API for this. Being the idiot that I am I neglected the fact that Facebook already has a search API, and you can start using it right now. Technology social api hashtags graph api hashtag facebook api facebook platform Anyone, developers or not, can do this right now. 23hashtag&type=post. It''s really simple!
Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity
JUNE 1, 2016
The second inflection point came when Facebook expanded API access to its ads marketplace, at first via a limited beta in 2009, and later formalized into the ads API program in August 2011. Over time, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest rolled out new marketing API programs themselves, adding dozens of additional companies to their partner programs. Since Facebook was founded more than 12 years ago, there have been several inflection points that changed social networking and social marketing forever. Need to see how a campaign is performing across channels?
As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
Earlier this year, they closed their API. Social Media Twitter API app.net developers ifttt social networkingIt won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I love Twitter. It was the first social network I used to really engage and connect with people and it’ll always be my first love. As they should. But the way they’re doing it? IFTTT. So What? Imagine that.
Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?
JANUARY 3, 2017
Truth is, it’s not the tools’ fault; Instagram doesn’t allow any tool the functionality to post directly to Instagram because of its limited API. What is an API? Social media tools like Agorapulse work because social media platforms (like Instagram) have APIs (application programming interfaces). Each social media network controls what their API can do. Deleted content.
Facebook Gameroom Added as Unity Editor Build Target
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
When the Facebook target build is active in the Unity Editor, you can use the Facebook software-development kit for Unity application-programming interface to share content with Facebook friends, access the Graph API and more. Facebook Games Arcade is now Facebook Gameroom , and the desktop application for Windows was added as a build target for Unity Editor from Unity Technologies.
3 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into an Effective Marketing Channel
DECEMBER 22, 2016
The Twitter API can give you powerful insight into whether your Twitter-based marketing efforts are working. Advertising/Marketing Twitter APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Awareness Aye Moah Boomerang Brendan Greenley Incentivized Tweets paywalls Pre-Populated Tweets Recommendations startups Word of Mouth Word-of-Mouth MarketingA common challenge for startups is how to generate awareness and attract new customers. Many don’t have the resources to pursue traditional marketing or public-relations efforts, and must find creative ways to increase their visibility.
Twitter Adds Quick Replies, Welcome Messages to DMs From Brands
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
The developer APIs (application-programming interfaces) that power these features are currently in private beta. Businesses on Twitter can now take advantage of two new features for the social network’s direct messages: quick replies and welcome messages. Product manager Ian Cairns introduced the new features Tuesday in a blog post , saying that they begin rolling out Tuesday. Audiense.