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Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

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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.

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Blizzard Entertainment Facebook Live API Integration Goes Live

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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

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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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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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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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With New API, Twitter Attempts to Kill Autofollow Apps

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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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Twitter Adds Aggregate User Age Information to Gnip Audience API

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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.

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

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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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How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work

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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.

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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 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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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

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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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Twitter to Developers: Public APIs, Gnip Cannot Be Used for Surveillance

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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.

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

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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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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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The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear

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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

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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.

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

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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 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.

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.

Facebook Analytics for Apps Now Supports Messenger Bots; FbStart Program Welcomes Bot Developers

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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.

Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools

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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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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.

Blizzard Will Allow Users to Stream Its Games Via Facebook Live

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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

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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.

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.

Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines

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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.

Twitter Adds Quick Replies, Welcome Messages to DMs From Brands

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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.

Facebook Gameroom Added as Unity Editor Build Target

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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.

Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity

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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?

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!

Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs

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However, the vast majority of reach data in the Page Insights dashboard (marked green in screenshots below) was unaffected, including all the graphs, daily and historical reach, per-post reach, exported and API (application-programming interface) reach data, and all data on the Reach tab. More details from the social network are included below. It does not affect paid reach. percent.

As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them

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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.

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No More Media Buying Specialty for Facebook Marketing Partners

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As always, our focus is to drive marketer outcomes through people-based marketing , and we believe that we can best achieve this by focusing the program on partners building on our API (application-programming interface). Advertising/Marketing Facebook 360i 4C Adaptly AdParlor Ampush APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Blueprint Certification Brand Networks Facebook Marketing Partners Instagram iProspect Kenshoo media buying MediaVest People-Based Marketing Resolution Media SocialCode unifiedThe current media buying partners for Facebook and Instagram are: 360i. Adaptly.

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Report: How Twitter Users Discuss Mental Health Issues

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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 Updates Messenger Platform Policies, Speeds Up Review Policy

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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.

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.

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

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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.

Facebook Gets Caught Up in CrowdTangle

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And the CrowdTangle statement said: When we started CrowdTangle in 2011, we began by experimenting with Facebook’s public API (application-programming interface) and trying to come up with creative products we could build on top of its social data. ePublishing Facebook acquisitions APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Brandon Silverman CrowdTangle Influencers Matt Garmur Media PublishersFacebook announced its acquisition of CrowdTangle , a platform that helps publishers formulate and monitor the performance of their content.