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How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work

Simply Measured

The big data platform behind the scenes is what makes this all possible. This tier is also responsible for the listening capabilities of our platform. Awesome Things That a Social API Enables Download. Want to know about the rest of our platform and how it gives you the information you need to make better business decisions? Here’s how it works. Data Ingestion.

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Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

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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Announcing the Simply Measured API and Tableau Integration

Simply Measured

Today we’re adding an exciting and fundamentally different modality to our platform:  the Social Analytics API. The Analytics API offers limitless possibilities for analyzing your social data, just the way you want. Why Build an Analytics API? This release is the result of a massive investment in our platform over the last year. So why go to all this trouble?

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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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“I Don’t Know What an API Is, and at This Point I’m Too Afraid to Ask”

Simply Measured

How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work Download. For a lot of people, API has slipped into that crack. At the highest level, an API is an outline on how things work with some software or data. It’s also an important caveat to our definition: API’s can be A LOT of things having to do with computers. Be specific when you’re talking about “API’s.”

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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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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!

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Breakdowns let you pivot your data across multiple dimensions including age, gender, platform, country, language, app version and more. They’re a great way to explore your data and answer questions like, “How much of my revenue is coming from a particular platform-operating system combination in a particular country?”. With more than 1.5

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

SocialTimes Facebook

Chat bots for Messenger debuted as part of the social network’s introduction of Messenger Platform at F8 in April , and Sridharan Ramanathan said in a blog post  that more than 34,000 bots have been created for the messaging application since then. For bots associated with multiple pages, you’ll be able to filter results at the page-level to view analytics for a specific page.

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!

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.

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!

There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’

SocialTimes Facebook

With Power Editor and the Facebook Ads API (application-programming interface), the geeks got a ton of tools to play with. Facebook is a platform that connects the two, matching people with content–you just happen to need to pay to do it– social postage , if you will. And I’d argue that it is too hard (at least its ad platform) for most businesses to use.

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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.

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 Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

SocialTimes Facebook

Simo introduced Facebook Journalism Project as follows: Facebook is a new kind of platform, and we want to do our part to enable people to have meaningful conversations, to be informed and to be connected to each other. This problem is much bigger than any one platform, and it’s important for all of us to work together to minimize its reach. and Europe as a start in the months ahead.

Facebook Announces Several Measurement Products, Integrations

SocialTimes Facebook

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. Atlas integration with Visual IQ and Neustar MarketShare: Visual IQ and Neustar MarketShare  became the first multitouch attribution providers to integrate with Facebook’s Atlas  advertising platform, which, the social network said, will enable marketers to make smarter media investments.

Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?

agora pulse

Truth is, it’s not the tools’ fault; Instagram doesn’t allow any tool the functionality to post directly to Instagram because of its limited API. What is an API? Social media tools like Agorapulse work because social media platforms (like Instagram) have APIs (application programming interfaces). Each social media network controls what their API can do.

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 Gameroom Added as Unity Editor Build Target

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook director, global games platform Leo Olebe  announced the renaming and the integration with Unity at the Unite Los Angeles  conference. 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.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

And we think Twitter is better at real-time news and live news than anyone else on the platform–in the world, I should say. So, we’re looking at a lot of these technologies to make sure that we can provide the best experiences and the best use cases around delivering news faster than anyone else and providing a good sense of the social commentary that’s happening on the platform.

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.

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.

Facebook Announces More Metrics Fixes

SocialTimes Facebook

This will help to provide a more accurate estimate for a given target audience and to better account for audiences across multiple platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Audience Network ). Facebook announced more metrics updates  Friday, this time affecting estimated reach, Reactions  counts on posts and a discrepancy involving its like  and share  buttons.

Facebook Gets Caught Up in CrowdTangle

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced its acquisition of CrowdTangle , a platform that helps publishers formulate and monitor the performance of their content. statement on the CrowdTangle homepage  from CEO Brandon Silverman and co-founder and chief technology officer  Matt Garmur indicated that the platform would continue to serve clients despite the company’s acquisition. We think Facebook is the single most powerful platform in the world in connecting people to each other and to stories they care about. Thanks to this partnership, our platform is only going to get more powerful.

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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More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Product manager Josh Twist  provided details on the latest round of new Analytics for Apps features in a blog post : Analytics for Apps is introducing a beta that adds support for web measurement and cross-platform metrics. At Facebook, we believe in thinking about people, not devices, and we know that in the course of completing a task, people are highly likely to switch between multiple platforms and devices. These app events are identical to those you use in your native mobile app, providing a seamless cross-platform measurement experience.

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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The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)

Twist Image

Which big platform will win? Both video platforms were easy to buy, install, use and integrate with your daily life. Regardless of price point, I would argue that if the technology had seamless interoperability (meaning that it works effortlessly on currently adopted platforms and applications) that the usage would sore. Voice is something that easily and obviously connects and integrates with the platforms that most people are currently using. Watch and see what Facebook does to integrate their VR platform (Oculus) within the current Facebook experience.

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 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.

Parse Reminds Developers About Jan. 30 Shutdown

SocialTimes Facebook

Parse  co-founder Kevin Lacker  issued a reminder that the cloud application platform is shuttering Jan. Throughout the day, we will be disabling the Parse API (application-programming interface) on an app-by-app basis. When your app is disabled, you will not be able to access the data browser or export any data, and your applications will no longer be able to access the Parse API. Lacker wrote in a blog post  Tuesday: As we previously shared , the Parse service is shutting down at the end of this month. Specifically, we will disable the Parse service Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.

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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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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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.

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?

[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?

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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