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Verified Pages (All Pages Soon) Can Schedule Facebook Live Videos via API

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Verified pages  on Facebook will be able to schedule Facebook Live  videos, complete with pre-broadcast lobbies, via the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface). They also shared the following instructions for page administrators  using the Facebook Live API: Navigate to Publishing Tools. The feature will be made available to all pages “in the weeks to come,” they wrote.

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Blizzard Entertainment Facebook Live API Integration Goes Live

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

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Offline Conversions API Available via Facebook Business Manager

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

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Facebook Graph API v2.8: Updates to Instant Articles, Offers and More

SocialTimes Facebook

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

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Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

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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.

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Facebook Adds Continuous Facebook Live Video API

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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  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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What’s New in Facebook Graph API v2.7?

SocialTimes Facebook

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?

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Twitter: Gnip 2.0 APIs Now Generally Available

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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.

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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.,

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Facebook Live Goes Full-Screen, Adds Video-Only Mode, Extends Sessions to Four Hours

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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

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What a Social API Does (And How It Makes Your Life Easier)

Simply Measured

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.

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The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear


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!

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

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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 Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

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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.

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


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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Facebook Announces Several Measurement Products, Integrations

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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.

Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting

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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.

Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools


For those of you looking for a better way to manage your Twitter chats, 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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Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

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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.

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?

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.

Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

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.

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!

As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them

Spin Sucks

Earlier this year, they closed their API. Social Media Twitter API 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.

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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 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.

Since-Fixed Bug Affected Facebook Page Insights From Oct. 4-14

SocialTimes Facebook

This also affected all post engagement-related metrics in the Pages Insights APIs (application-programming interfaces). Advertising/Marketing Facebook APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Bugs Comments Facebook for Business page administrators Page Insights Page Insights APIs Pages Reactions SharesFacebook page administrators : If the figures for Reactions , shares and comments on your pages seemed a bit off between Oct. 4 and 14, here’s why. through 14 that has now been fixed. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Advertising/Marketing Facebook analytics Analytics Dashboard Analytics for Apps APIs App Events App Events API Application-Programming Interfaces Applications apps Breakdowns Conversion Pixel CRM Cross-Device Analytics custom audiences Customer-Relationship Management Event Trends F8 Facebook login Facebook Pixel In-App Notifications Insights javascript Josh Twist Lookalike Audiences Metrics People Insights Pixels push notifications sdks Sharing Insights Software-Development Kits User Properties Virality Web AnalyticsPosted by Facebook for Developers on Monday, September 26, 2016.

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 – APIs and widgets that emplower people to do distributed sales and monetize goods and services. Amazon API. Etsy API. CHART: 2008 Amazon traffic.

Facebook Updates Messenger Platform Policies, Speeds Up Review Policy

SocialTimes Facebook

Product manager Seth Rosenberg announced in a blog post  that the main updates are a 24-hour window for businesses and developers using the Send/Receive API (application-programming interface) to respond to users’ messages, as well as a test of subscription messaging for specific use cases. There is also an allowance to send one message after the 24-hour window.

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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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.

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.

Grounded: Twitter Scraps Flight Developers Conference In Favor of Local Events

SocialTimes Twitter

Given the diversity of things developers are building with Twitter (from MoPub , to the Ads API  [application-programming interface], to Gnip , Fabric  and more), having more local events will enable us to engage with our community in a much more personal way. Apps Twitter Ads API advertising APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Developers F8 fabric Facebook flight Gnip HelloWorld Kurt Wagner Marketing mobile MoPub Recode Will StickneyOther sources told Wagner a Flight conference for this year was tentatively planned before it was scrapped.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Advisory: Google+ Begins Booting Brands

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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.