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Facebook Adds Continuous Facebook Live Video API

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

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With New API, Twitter Attempts to Kill Autofollow Apps

Stay N' Alive

API for developers. This API was the first "versioned" release, a breath of fresh air in many ways for developers that were tired of API updates breaking their code. API however, breaking many developers'' apps in the process ( mine included ). The rate limit currently for just getting the ids of a single user is 15 API calls per 15 minutes. The problem with 1.1

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Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth

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!

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Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

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.,

The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear

Devumi

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’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting

SocialTimes Twitter

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.

BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working

SocialFish

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

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Blizzard Will Allow Users to Stream Its Games Via Facebook Live

SocialTimes Facebook

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 Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity

SocialTimes Facebook

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?

Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines

SocialTimes Twitter

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.

Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools

SocialFish

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

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API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo. Ebay API. eBay offers solution.ebay.com – APIs and widgets that emplower people to do distributed sales and monetize goods and services. Amazon API. Etsy API. CHART: 2008 Amazon traffic.

Developers: Here's How You Access #Hashtags in Your Apps

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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!

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Report: How Twitter Users Discuss Mental Health Issues

SocialTimes Twitter

Trends Twitter APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Hashtags Mental Health Mental Health Awareness Month National Institute for Mental Health Nonprofit Organizations Nonprofits PsychGuides.com sentiment Substance AbuseAccording to the National Institute for Mental Health, 18 percent of the American population suffers from some form of mental illness. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

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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.

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As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them

Spin Sucks

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.

Facebook testing new tools for business and personal use

The Way of the Web

On Monday, they announced that selected news individuals can now integrate real-time information by using either a Public Feed or Keyword Insights API. Blog Marketing Social Media Marketing api facebook keyword insights api professional skills public feed api Facebook continues to quietly launch and test new services for both businesses and individuals.

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Growth Hacking: How to Target Ads to the Followers of a Public ("Follow") Profile on Facebook

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It involves just a little Graph API knowledge ( see my book to learn! ), use of Graph Explorer, and a Facebook Page for your brand that you can use to create the ad. Using Graph API to Get the User''s Followers The trick involves just a little Graph API (the Facebook developer platform used to get data out of Facebook). Hit "Submit", and a bunch of data will be returned.

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Facebook Exchange Shutting Down

SocialTimes Facebook

Advertising/Marketing Facebook Ad Targeting Adam Berke adroll Ads API Ads Application-Programming Inferface Adweek Antonio Garcia-Martinez AppNexus Bidding Criteo custom audiences DataXu Dynamic Ads Eric Eichmann Facebook Audience Network Facebook Exchange FBX Instagram Marty Swant Matthew Idema MediaMath mobile Programmatic Real-Time Bidding Targeted Ads The Wall Street Journal travelFarewell, Facebook Exchange: The social network’s real-time ad-bidding platform is being phased out in favor of Facebook Audience Network  and other products.

What Is An API (Application Programing Interface)?

Josh S Peters

To read the full article visit Social Media Launchpad ->  What Is An API (Application Programing Interface)? Social Media Launchpad

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How the Internet Enables Marketing’s Story Villains

Convince & Convert

” Couple this with the knowledge that the founders wanted to scrape names automatically from Facebook’s API, and you’ve got a mind-numbingly sociological experiment on your hands—and you’re the subject. Thankfully, the Facebook API won’t allow such activity. And Facebook’s automatic API limits didn’t even stop them. Peeple, people.

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How is Quora Able to Auto-Like Posts on Facebook?

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The problem is there is no API method that currently allows Facebook developers to send "likes" to URLs or Pages on Facebook. The likes, via Facebook's Graph API also go up with that click. I'm assuming Quora is on a special whitelist for Facebook to be able to auto-like posts via Facebook's API, something most developers on Facebook Platform aren't allowed to do.

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The Next Great Social Marketing Opportunity: The Internet of Things

Convince & Convert

Read the whole entry. » Social Media Marketing appirio clinton bonner dreamforce nest open API quantified self the internet of things wearable technology In late 2012, we shared an article on the TopCoder Blog entitled  2013: the Year of the Sensor – Your Year to Innovate in the Physical Realm. years of content. think it’s fair to say that our prediction was pretty spot on.

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Tips To Improve Performance in Google Shopping

Social Media Marketing

Content API Will Make Things Easy If your product range changes frequently then this is the best solution for merchants like you. The API will deliver your product data straight to Google Merchant Center & regularly update it thus keeping the data up to date. If you cannot install the Content API for Shopping you'll have to create the data feeds manually. You have a Max.

A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Smart people are posting ideas for new business models based on an open API , lamenting what could have been  had Twitter become an API company rather than an advertising company, and raising money to build  an alternative realtime feed API. Insights branded hashtag page Events pages Expanded Tweets Hashtag pages Twitter Twitter API Twitter Cards Twitter video Walled Garden

Advisory: Google+ Begins Booting Brands

Geoff Livingston

This offering is rumored to include an open API for applications and data usage. Marketing Social Media advisory API Danny Brown google marketingImage by Sean MacEntee. by Danny Brown and Geoff Livingston. Much has been said about marketing on Google+. To date, ABC News Radio, LAUNCH and Boing Boing have all been removed, or have voluntarily taken down their Google+ profiles.

Social Media - A Site That Tells Your Age In Your Photo!

Social Media Network Marketing

Microsoft engineers Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian developed the site to test out the company's new face-detection API. API is Application-Programming Interface is simply a set of computer instructions that allows a program to interact with a website]. When they were testing their face-detection API, they were hoping for, at most, 50 respondents to use the technology.

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Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

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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.

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Use Apigee to Learn About the Twitter API

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Sam Ramji @sramji Software Strategist and Open Source Pragmatist Use Apigee to Learn About the Twitter API 2 On Wednesday at Chirp , Twitter’s developer conference, Apigee launched new developer tools for the Twitter API.

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Will Facial Recognition Ads End Privacy?

Geoff Livingston

This service matches your physical image at a store or location against your social profile pictures via the Facebook API , and then serving you specific social deals on site. Marketing Reality Ads API facebook Facetime google impression privacy private recognition technologyCheck-In with Your Face from redpepper. young woman of the same age might be shown an ad for Crest Whitestrips.

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What Brands Get Wrong About Local Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

The Google My Business API rollout has been a welcome development to more quickly and efficiently keep Google listings updated. Google recognizes the importance of accurate local data, and its My Business API is quickly becoming an immense value add for multi-location organizations across a variety of industries. highlight to tweet). Verification. Review Response.

It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

Myrland Marketing

Social Media Twitter Uncategorized Facebook IPO How Will The Twitter IPO Fare Initial public offering LinkedIn IPO Social Networking Twitter API Twitter IPO IT’S OFFICIAL! One of the worst-kept secrets in Social Media is coming true. Twitter has filed for IPO. As is appropriate, Twitter made its much-anticipated announcement yesterday via, you got it, Twitter. HOW WILL IT FARE?

Why Marketers Should Use Native Interfaces

Geoff Livingston

The proliferation of Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, and other third party API-based clients to update social networks within the marketing space is substantial. Social Media API facebook google interface third party twitterImage by EdgeRankChecker.com. Recently, conversations have picked up on possible third party interfaces for Google+. Even on Twitter, 58% of people use native applications.

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How is Quora Able to Auto-Like Posts on Facebook?

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The problem is there is no API method that currently allows Facebook developers to send “likes&# to URLs or Pages on Facebook. The likes, via Facebook’s Graph API also go up with that click. Facebook Geeky Technology Application programming interface facebook api like button like button api QuoraNow I just want to know, how can I get this whitelist access?

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Promoting an API – Etsy offering basic programming classes…

The Way of the Web

A lot of people have spent time talking about the value you can get by providing an API (Application Programming Interface) for other people to use and build with. nice example of going further than simply creating and releasing an API has been announced by Etsy , the community of makers and sellers of all sorts of items. Pipework by Matius Kalisky on Flickr (CC Licence).

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Social Media - A Site That Tells Your Age In Your Photo!

Social Media Network Marketing

Microsoft engineers Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian developed the site to test out the company's new face-detection API. API is Application-Programming Interface is simply a set of computer instructions that allows a program to interact with a website]. When they were testing their face-detection API, they were hoping for, at most, 50 respondents to use the technology.

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An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News Sites by Adam Sherk on April 26, 2010 There has been a lot of news and reaction around Facebook’s new additions to the Facebook Platform: Social Plugins, the Open Graph protocol and the Graph API. You can jump to the end for the Takeaways ).

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Grow Your Business with Social Listening

Spin Sucks

Link listening is simply a search query sent to the Twitter API which says “please give me every Tweet containing a link from site xyz.com.” (Yes, API calls should be exceeding polite—it always pays to ask nicely.) In reality, when you’re social listening on Twitter in real-time, you’re conducting a search for something that hasn’t happened yet. Content marketing wonks?

Is Facebook’s Social Graph Beacon 2.0?

Socialized

The most far reaching announcement is the introduction of what is called the Social Graph API, a convention that allows developers (anyone with a Web site or a blog) to easily embed “Like” buttons and other functions on their sites, allowing users to “bring” their Faceboook identities wherever they go on the Web, outside of Facebook’s walled garden. Facebook’s Social Graph API will surely add interesting capabilities and a different user experience, wherein users, no matter where they go on the Web, will feel like they’ve never left a Facebook page.

To Schedule Tweets or No? Two Reasons You Should.

TwiTip

30 When I first discovered there were APIs that would allow me to schedule tweets, I thought I was in Twitter Heaven. In fact, I couldn’t find anything recent that hadn’t come from the API. What is your favorite Twitter API with scheduling capabilities? Two Reasons You Should. This person hadn’t posted anything live in months. Very human. Thanks for the post!

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How to View the Stream of Any Facebook Hashtag

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This now makes me wonder - are we close to an API for developers on this feature? It would also make a lot of sense as part of their search API, however, trying https://graph.facebook.com/search?q=throughglass&type=hashtag imagine it''s just a matter of time for an API to come out as a result of this. There''s a shortcut to view these streams of public conversation though.