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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.,

How to do data management right.

SocialFish

ASAE’s Technology Council appointed a task group to focus on data analytics this year.  Big data was the hot topic at last year’s Association Technology Conference but it was clear that most associations are failing to follow even the most basic best practices for data management.  Start with data management basics and clean up your data. Phase in enhancements.

What’s Next for Social Data Intelligence

Convince & Convert

Today, it is more important than ever to harness the power of technological advancements in a way that empowers companies to easily create actionable intelligence from a large volume of complex social data. What Lies Behind the Concept of “Social Data Intelligence”. The sector is quickly becoming more sophisticated in the way it analyzes, collates, and presents data.

Social Media Analytics – How to Engage With The Data Of Social Media

Mindjumpers

The fierce growth of data and insights on the web has by no means lessened the interest for Social Media Analytics, making the hot topic of  today “Big Data” My presentation below is yours for the reading. Slide 8: What is “Big Data”? Slide 9: Social Data – it’s a revolution or at least a high growth evolution. That’s about it!

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.

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.

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

SocialFish

Twitter is changing how users can access data making our service unfeasible. 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.

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How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

Your account will be removed, note that will take up to 7 days to get removed from Klout API. HootSuite and MarketMeSuite are using Klout's API for accessing the Klout Scores, which is real time data. Once your profile is "disabled", be aware that Klout is still collecting and utilizing your data from Social Media Platforms. LATES UPDATE. October, 31. FLICKR.

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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. This creates fragmentation in both work flow and data management, not to mention unnecessary fees. remember the first—the launch of Facebook Platform  May 24, 2007–like it was yesterday.

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. Ebay API. Amazon API. Etsy API. Previous Shows.

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

mashable.com

Invest in Data Measuring the impact of social media campaigns is systemically different from that of traditional marketing campaigns. While data is abundant, it is by nature unstructured. link] Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing « Manish Mandhyan's Blog [.] Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing – Mashable [.]

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.

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How Location Data Can Make or Break Your Business

Convince & Convert

Together, they are working to forge innovation in an industry based around location data. They’re out to prove that location data isn’t just some throw-away element; it should rank right up there with employee and customer data. . In This Episode: Why location data should matter to you. There was no guarantee that they would accept your data to change it.

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

Stay N' Alive

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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Ginzametrics SEO Software Integrates with SEOmoz Data

Bill Hartzer

Ginzametrics , an enterprise-level SEO management and analytics software tool, is now integrating with SEOmoz’s Site Intelligence Service API. Through the SEOmoz API, Ginzametrics now provides detailed metrics on more than 58 billion pages and over 617 billion links. Ginzametrics is using the SEOmoz API as a complement to its own intelligence data platform. Enterprise customers are receiving the first access to the SEOmoz-driven data, with all Ginzametrics customers gaining access in the coming weeks. Search Engine Technology

What Brands Get Wrong About Local Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

Since December of 2015 , we have seen Google become more deeply involved in helping brands manage their location data in a seamless way. The Google My Business API rollout has been a welcome development to more quickly and efficiently keep Google listings updated. One important factor to note, however, is that there are still manual capabilities the API does not currently cover.

Tips To Improve Performance in Google Shopping

Social Media Marketing

Actually the competition in this channel is pretty low due to the large volume of work involved in developing the product data and then maintaining that data. Develop High Quality Data In order to develop a high quality data feed you have to concentrate on 3 factors – perfection, applicability & fine points. Fill your feed with plenty of relevant information.

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.

Twitter Changes the Social Data Ecosystem

Net-Savvy Executive

Today''s announcement that Twitter is buying Gnip raises big questions about the market for social media data. While it''s too early to know how things will fall out, the deal changes the shape of the playing field for everyone involved—publishers, data resellers, software developers, and corporate customers. If you weren''t sure, things just got interesting.

Influence Met Transparency with @Kred

Unspoken

Founded in 2007, they providing data mining, analytics, and brand engagement. If you like analyzing data and would like a deeper look into your details, Kred offers your analytical details of Kred over Time, Post Time, Word Cloud, Follower Growth & Post effect, all in the forms of graphs, numbers and clouds. Kred API. What is Kred ? follows. Kred will not give you a score.

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.

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Will Facial Recognition Ads End Privacy?

Geoff Livingston

It’s one thing to let others own your online social data. 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. It’s no secret that the current era of social check-ins and big data mining infringes upon traditional privacy norms.

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35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

As you probably know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. They are driven by the same information as charts, but they’re often a better form of communication because of their pleasant aesthetics — charts and graphs can communicate data, but infographics turn data into information. API? ???? ??????????? Anyone? del.icio.us

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In reality there must be hundreds of firms out there doing social media analysis in some form or another but I tried to hit the most popular ones with the single-minded goal of finding a firm that could deliver the most strategic value from the 2+ years of social media data that’s out there. You can also download the data and operate on it as well in CSV format files.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible

SocialFish

Since the launch of its Twitter audience profiling service in 2011, more than 10,000 brands and agencies have relied on the company’s demographics, via dashboard and API, to gain actionable insights into the followers of their accounts, people tweeting about their products/services, and responding to their campaigns. Cool Social Tools Featured Industry Insider Useful Datayears.

The Launch Ticker = Awesome Way to Get Your Tech News Fix

SocialFish

– Link 2:58PM. i-am-cc.org makes it easy to creative-commons license Instagram photos; use its API to find CC-licensed photos; Flickr has ~214M CC-licensed photos – Link 2:15PM. $fb 60 days post-IPO down 44.5% Debunking the Hype Featured From the Trenches Useful DataIt’s basically a Google Doc, continuously updated and curated by Kirin Kalia and other researchers.

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Research-Driven Ideas for Social Data

Mindjumpers

Attending the European Conference of Information Systems in Tel Aviv last week, I was happy to find that areas such as data visualization, predictive analytics, social CRM and ROI etc found their way into the conference. Industries such as marketing now rely heavily on a new field of social data science to make sense of the large quantities of information about their brand community.

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. Basically it provides a managed route for people to utilise your data in their own creations, and can have big implications – such as the success of 3rd party applications in helping Twitter to grow, as an example.

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10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool

Pamorama

You also receive great data about your competitors. View search volume data for your keywords, then pull up the SERP to see the top 10 results for each term. You can see volumes, trends, and other data across ten different Google regional domains and Bing. Keyword research is a fundamental part of content marketing. . What to do? 10 best alternatives to the Google Keyword Tool.

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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?

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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How to Monitor Comments on your Instagram Ads (and why it’s crucial to do so!)

agora pulse

If I only had the marketing data to gauge the success of that campaign, I would have let it run for month, hurting my reputation big time. It took us two months to build that new feature based on the hard work we’ve been doing on the Facebook ads API. At the moment, you won’t be able to reply from Agorapulse. (It’s a limitation of the Instagram API). Click To Tweet.

Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button

Convince & Convert

Why would they unilaterally remove a beloved (and theoretically useful) feature, when other social platforms – including their nemesis, Facebook – continue to provide share counts in their API, and thus in their icons? Twitter’s other business strategy seems to be centered on turning the company into a big data analytics powerhouse with a consumer sentiment overlay.

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.

Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

Recently, Twitter has been behaving pretty anti-socially with their data. For a company that is engaged in the business of social media (which means sharing things), they recently restricted how developers can use their API. Shhh… photo courtesy of Sarah G on Flickr via Creative Commons license. But fear-not fellow social sharers! Okay…here are the details. Cheers!

How fans are using Facebook Reactions and what it means for your brand

Unmetric

April 27, 2016 - Update: Facebook has made Reactions data available on their API and it can now be accessed within the Unmetric Analyze platform. Reactions data is only available on a post basis as of now, so you’ll have to individually go into each post to get the breakdown of the reactions or use the Insights>Post page. Do you want to access Reactions data as well?

2012 Google I/O - Is This the 2007 Facebook F8?

Stay N' Alive

As the first Google I/O with the Google+ Team, and a serious read/write API yet to launch, I predict we are about to see an explosion of social apps at a level we haven't seen since Facebook's F8 Conference in 2007 when they launched their platform to the world. Let's look first at the original APIs for both. The parallels are very similar. Google+ is in a very similar state today.

Once Upon a Time With Klout….The Final Chapters

Unspoken

What Agee tells us in his work, is that he found clear evidence of embedded codes on the Klout Website that were shocking; Klout has in put in place coding that enables the collection of data on the household income, race, gender, household size and so on via Klout profiles. Is Collecting Data on our Income, Race, Gender a Klout Glitch too? KLOUT SELLS DATA. That we had power.

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BREAKING: Internet Media Labs Buys Tweetchat – Will Live On as SmartStream

SocialFish

Tweetchat, beloved app of every association for following their own conference hashtags and Twitter chats, confirmed that due to Twitter’s API changes the service would shut down on June 11. Since the day an ominous message appeared across the top of TweetChat.com —  “Twitter is changing the way services like @TweetChat deliver data to users. Remember this ? BIG SIGH OF RELIEF.

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What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. There are a lot of complicated issues here, and if you’re not a developer you probably don’t care about those, so I’m not going to explain the differences between Rest API limiting and Feature-base limiting, you can learn all you want about that in Twitter’s docs.

Keep Yourself Alive

Twist Image

Yes, this requires some filtering in terms of signal to noise when it comes to usage, but it makes all of my connections "equal" in terms of the raw data. Be leery of platforms with open APIs. Not to get technical, but understand the platforms you're using, try to read the terms of service and be aware that if they are allowing third-party developers to create apps and the like, it may also mean that the data (or, your information) is being shared as well. open api. Who will protect your rights, your opportunities and your privacy online? They're not.

PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: The Arguments On Each Side — And What’s At Stake

The Realtime Report

The court ruling forces Twitter to maintains PeopleBrowsr’s full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. This is a first, small victory for the plaintiff in a case that could become a defining moment in the evolution of the data-driven web. Unfair competition, under a California code, by using its control of the data to gain access to the analytics market. You betcha.

Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

Proactive Report

recent report about a project conducted by the American Press Institute (API)  reveals some interesting insights into what kind of content works, and why. The API conducted a project of content tagging by topic with 55 news publishers.  News outlets are paying attention to analytics in an effort to learn more about what their audiences read and watch – and why. Go Long.