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

The Realtime Report

As a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days –  CNN reported on this  as early as 2009. Social Media Case Studies #AgChat #drought12 agriculture API crisis management crowdsource education farm farmers food open food open sourcedrought12.

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Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity

SocialTimes Facebook

remember the first—the launch of Facebook Platform  May 24, 2007–like it was yesterday. Most of those companies were acquired in 2012 and 2013 in a spending spree by enterprise software vendors, but after a failure to integrate what were effectively agencies, not software platforms, the Facebook partner market shifted drastically. 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.

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!

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

SocMed Sean

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. The impact of cutting off access, means that a platform like Linked In is no longer able to allow their users to bring their tweets into their LinkedIn profiles via automated methods. But fear-not fellow social sharers! Cheers!

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

Stay N' Alive

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 Changes Hitting Monitoring Platforms

Net-Savvy Executive

The search functions of the API that developers use to monitor public posts in Facebook are going away at the end of April, and the notices and workarounds are going out to customers now. I''m also hearing from software companies looking for alternative sources, though I have not heard of any such alternatives. It''s meant for broad analysis, not monitoring or engagement.

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Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

From new apps for Facebook Messenger, to a platform for Internet of Things, to one of the most amazing explanations of the value of virtual reality I’ve ever seen, Facebook has by far made up for last year’s F8, which I suggested was a bit uninteresting. That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public.

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.

Report: How Twitter Users Discuss Mental Health Issues

SocialTimes Twitter

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and PsychGuides.com used Twitter’s application-programming interface to search for mental-health-related hashtags and terms to find out which people use most and the sentiment of mental health conversations on the platform. According to the report, #MentalHealth and #EndTheStigma were among the most popular hashtags related to mental health.

As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them

Spin Sucks

Until now, Twitter has been an open platform and it’s part of the reason the social network has grown as quickly as it has. 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. As they should. But the way they’re doing it? IFTTT. So What?

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Influence Met Transparency with @Kred

Unspoken

Generosity represents how other users inspire you to interact and engage across Social Media platforms. Kred API. Kred is a stand alone platform and as well fully integrated with PeopleBrowsr Playground or through Kred API. Last week major online news channels were reporting the launch of a new influential service offered by PeopleBrowsr called Kred. What is Kred ?

Facebook Exchange Shutting Down

SocialTimes Facebook

Farewell, Facebook Exchange: The social network’s real-time ad-bidding platform is being phased out in favor of Facebook Audience Network  and other products. Our ads application-programming interface  is open to all developers so they can innovate on our platform and build great ad experiences for brands and their customers. Their campaigns could flow seamlessly between inventory and platforms. The Wall Street Journal  said the company began alerting partners about the move earlier this week. They’re already using the mobile products like dynamic ads.

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

Stay N' Alive

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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A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

That’s media company code for “we want to be able to deliver ads to all Twitter users,” no filters or mute buttons allowed , not lose them to a third-party platform. Stay tuned for more stormy weather as Twitter reveals further details — you can’t build a walled garden these days without a little API Darwinism.*. What will this experience look like?

The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?

Unspoken

Users need to know exactly the terms of service across both platforms since they’re automatically linked whether we realize it or not. But Klout is not a platform that we can post, share or upload any content to. Blog Klout Social Media facebook influence klout klout concern klout score privacy breach social media social media platforms twitter twitter policyKlout. Klout.

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Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

From new apps for Facebook Messenger, to a platform for Internet of Things, to one of the most amazing explanations of the value of virtual reality I’ve ever seen, Facebook has by far made up for last year’s F8, which I suggested was a bit uninteresting. That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook To Buy WhatsApp, LinkedIn Opens Publishing To All Members

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn: LinkedIn opens its publishing platform to all members. Twitter announces its Marketing Platform Program, a rebranding of its ads API - Twitter has rebranded the ads API program it launched a year ago, and given it a new website (TechCrunch).

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[Interview] How Truffle Social Is Nailing Direct Message Campaigns On Twitter

Audiense

We also found out some tips and tricks about Direct Messaging campaigns on Twitter, and how Truffle Social use the Audiense platform for their own end. When Twitter’s new API changes occurred a couple of years ago – they were reducing the capability to follow people in bulk, and that became an issue for us. Audiense: What are your main challenges in being a social media agency?

LinkedIn is the Login of Choice for B2B sites [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet The social networking platform LinkedIn has become the login of choice on business-to-business websites. During the last year, it has been the great platform Facebook that has held the dominant position as the third-party login of choice in all realms – but one, namely news sites. However, now LinkedIn is the platform gaining the position.

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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 ).

It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

Myrland Marketing

The Wild Wild West mentality of Social Media lends itself to a seemingly impulsive, nonstrategic mindset and approach in growing platforms (ahem, Facebook) that doesn’t appear to bode well for the business and management structure behind the tools, nor of the satisfaction of its users who struggle to keep up with the changes and dozens of iterations thrust upon them. HOW WILL IT FARE?

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

Stay N' Alive

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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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?

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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. Originally posted on Google+!

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? Scheduling tweets is helpful and convenient, especially when you’re tweeting from a company platform.

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. It was a labor of love, but the continuous changes to Twitter’s API meant continuous platform updates. Remember this ? Well, Internet Media Labs to the rescue!! BIG SIGH OF RELIEF.

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25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Echo is a real-time comment and reaction-managing platform for companies and brands with vast amounts of content. The platform makes it easy to collect, share, and publish ebooks, white papers, and any number of other content types and make them look their best for your audience. You can manage your workflow and publish yourself or via API integration. Content Curation Tools.

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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. FACEBOOK.

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Facebook Listens. RSS Added Back to Pages. Will Twitter be next?

Stay N' Alive

Today JSON based APIs are quite a bit more powerful than RSS feeds and have become preferred by the vast majority of developers when building on the platforms you mentioned. This means that it's worth investing more time and energy into APIs over feeds. Until (and if) Facebook opens up its own API, this is the right approach to take, and they should be commended.

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The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger

SocialFish

OPEN VS. CLOSED (You describe above that Avectra/Abila chose to shut down MemberFuse’s integrations & ability to integrate with other platforms. Small World Labs has been the most open online community platform in the industry. We were the first to make our full API publicly available to any 3rd party and publish them on our website. We will be doing the opposite.

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How I do it : Bulk URL shortening for #socialmedia updates

Koka Sexton

What I want to focus on is a way that you can take all of the collected and curated content you have and generate customized shortened URLS for them so you can easily have the updates scheduled for social marketing activities across platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn. The Bitly free API comes with a 50 URLs at a time limit. But I’ll write that post another time. yourlink.

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Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

If you haven’t been keeping up, Facebook launched Messenger Platform last month, which holds within it, chatterbots. Thanks to their highly advanced Send/Receive API, these bots are able to reply with actual structured messages, including links, images, hotel reservations, the weather etc. Facebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users.

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. This post originally appeared on Social Times. Facebook Reactions are finally here. This means people can express actual emotions as opposed to simply ‘liking’ things their friends share. took a look. It can be only one of the six.

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Paypal Launches “Embedded Payments” Platform for Easy Integration Onto Any Website

Stay N' Alive

Today at the Paypal X Innovate 2010 Conference Paypal, in a demo with the social shopping cart payments provider, Payvment , announced in a live demo their new “Embedded Payments&# platform. The platform, at least according to the demo, allows developers, by just copying and pasting, to place a simple “Pay with Paypal&# button into any app or website. Tags: Technology platforms social api embedded Om Malik paypal payvment The demo implied the integration was very simple and easy to implement.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves

The Realtime Report

LinkedIn opens ad platform, launches API for new marketing partners – last Thursday LinkedIn unveiled two new programs, the Sponsored Updates API and Content Partners, which helps marketers sponsor high-quality content (AdWeek). Twitter. LinkedIn. Pinterest. Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

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

Mindjumpers

Slide 20-23: Going a bit back to the strategic analytic dashboard, giving examples on buzz tracking, platform API, social profiling and campaign performance measurement. Tweet A couple of days ago, I gave a guest lecture at the Danish IT-University on the subject of Social Media Analytics. View more presentations from Mindjumpers. Slide 1-6: The introduction of Mindjumpers.

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Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Here’s a checklist for identifying and selecting an influencer in your niche: Who are the top influencers on various social media platforms? Kia used IBM Watson’s Personality Insights API and identified relevant social influencers for its #AddPizzazz campaign , to rev up the excitement factor for an upcoming advertisement featuring Christopher Walken. 3. Guest Post by Taral Patel.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

There’s no perfect solution for tracking all activity for a campaign but you can do it based on a combination of a number of factors, for example: Hashtag – Hashtags will not be used for all mentions and for all platforms but it’s a great way of isolating traffic. Customer engagement – Engage with the customer directly through the platform on Facebook or Twitter.

Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Everybody is talking about it at the moment, so I think it is a good idea to take a closer look at both social platforms which although enable social sharing,video chat and connecting with friends, yet have some subtle differences. But Google+ is yet to launch its brand pages and APIs. And now when a full fledged site is launched, some similarities are definitely obvious.

Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button

Convince & Convert

For bloggers, that’s not an overly dramatic comparison, as the Twitter share count has been used as talisman of “social proof” since Twitter became de rigueur as a content sharing platform and sites started baking sharing icons into their pages. Image via BigStockPhoto.com. Where’d the numbers go? Now, POOF, it’s gone. Why would Twitter do this? Kinda. Ta-da.

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