With New API, Twitter Attempts to Kill Autofollow Apps
Stay N' Alive
JUNE 21, 2013
Just this last week Twitter retired their long-lived 1.0 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. On June 11th, Twitter forced all devs to upgrade to their 1.1 API however, breaking many developers'' apps in the process ( mine included ).
Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting
JUNE 15, 2016
Emojis 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. According to Shah, advertisers can now target Twitter users who recently tweeted or engaged with tweets that featured emojis, with the help of six Twitter Official Partners : 4C , AdParlor , Amobee Brand Intelligence , HYFN , Perion and SocialCode. Target people who tweet food emojis.
Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API
JUNE 17, 2012
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!
The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Twitter’s coming API change, on November 20 2015, is a very bold move on behalf of the 140 character platform. The impact will be felt across the entire Internet, or at least on pages with Twitter buttons installed! This move will eliminate all tweet counts from their Twitter buttons so that people can’t see how […].
Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 27, 2012
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. They also rely on Twitter chats such as #AgChat to connect with other farmers and share information with each other. drought12.
Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines
JUNE 8, 2016
Twitter streamlined the process for publishers looking to generate and embed multiple timelines. Senior product manager Mollie Vandor used a blog post to reveal three ways for publishers to generate an unlimited number of timelines: factory functions , Twitter’s new oEmbed application-programming interface and via publish.twitter.com.
Report: How Twitter Users Discuss Mental Health Issues
MAY 12, 2016
People are becoming more vocal about mental health issues on social media, and this year, Twitter users posted 65 percent more mental-health-related resolutions than in 2015. Overall, the highest concentration of mental-health-related tweets were from the northwest, with users in Wyoming generating most of the mental health discussion on Twitter. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.
BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working
MAY 6, 2013
Follow @Tweetchat on Twitter for the latest. Twitter is changing how users can access data making our service unfeasible. See message on Tweetchat here. 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.
As Twitter Locks Out Developers, a New Site Welcomes Them
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
It won’t come to a surprise to many of you that I love Twitter. Without the social network, I would have never met some of these people and the idea makes me very sad. I’ve always contended Twitter wouldn’t last forever. 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. IFTTT.
Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 20, 2015
Legions of bloggers and website publishers will log on November 21 and discover that the familiar digits displaying the number of Twitter shares on their content have disappeared. Why would Twitter do this? Twitter is overlooking the fact that they are going to look stupid when Facebook and LinkedIn have working buttons on every piece of content in the world and they don’t.
A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden
The Realtime Report
JULY 27, 2012
Ever since Twitter picked a business model based on advertising, the company has been emphasizing the importance of creating a “consistent experience” for Twitter users. 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.
How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips
MARCH 3, 2015
From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?
Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity
JUNE 1, 2016
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. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest employ the some of the world’s best software engineers. remember the first—the launch of Facebook Platform May 24, 2007–like it was yesterday.
Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools
JULY 10, 2013
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.
How to generate Twitter leads using automation
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Enter Twitter. That said, Twitter is a huge place, so how are you supposed to find all these opportunities flying around you? That answer is twofold; Twitter search operators and IFTTT ( Zapier will work too) are the key. First, Twitter Queries. To be able to find these press opportunities, you’ll first need to first know which queries to use on Twitter. urgharo”.
What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You
AUGUST 17, 2012
Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. Twitter is changing the number of times the application can do that from 350 per hour to 60. In this diagram taken from the Twitter developer blog they break Twitter’s ecosystem up into 4 quadrants. Twitter prefers you use their website to access it.
20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools
APRIL 26, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pam Dyer on April 26, 2010 Share Image via Wikipedia Social media is much more than a way to stay connected and to have fun: it’s a way to market yourself, your business, and your products and services. Infographic] Next post: Who’s Using Twitter in the U.S.?
Two Tools to Manage Twitter Chats With Ease
JUNE 17, 2013
If you participate in Twitter chats regularly you’re as sad as I am to hear that Twitter’s API changes made it difficult for some applications to work. You can also block a user from showing in the stream (at least for those using SmartStream to watch) so you can block out the spammers that often plague a chat once it trends on Twitter. OneQube. Twubs.
PeopleBrowsr v. Twitter: The Arguments On Each Side — And What’s At Stake
The Realtime Report
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Yesterday, a San Francisco court gave PeopleBrowsr, an provider of Twitter analytics services, a temporary restraining order against Twitter. The court ruling forces Twitter to maintains PeopleBrowsr’s full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The uneasy relationship between Twitter and the third-party developer community has been well documented.
It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
Twitter has filed for IPO. It’s exciting to watch, and to read all of the buzz in the trades about what it means, how it will go, if investors will jump on board, if Twitter management will continue to make wise decisions, if the IPO will go the way of the Facebook IPO , leap ahead like the LinkedIn IPO, and so on. Any other venue would have been most un-Twitter-like.
What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?
APRIL 25, 2011
around the Twitterverse last week with the news that Twitter is in talks with TweetDeck to purchase the ridiculously popular third-party service for the low, low price of just $50 million. That said, the opinion that this may not be the best of situations brewing for my all-time favorite Twitter app was quickly formed. Will Twitter shut TweetDeck down if it buys it? The answer?
Facebook testing new tools for business and personal use
The Way of the Web
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
On Monday, they announced that selected news individuals can now integrate real-time information by using either a Public Feed or Keyword Insights API. The benefit for Facebook is that it is likely to be used far more in coverage of news and events, alongside the existing usage of Twitter. Facebook continues to quietly launch and test new services for both businesses and individuals.
New Twitter Update Coming: How Marketers Will Soon Be Able to Maximize All 140 Characters
MAY 24, 2016
What was once a rumor that Twitter would update its 140 character count guidelines is now official in the social media sphere: Twitter announced Tuesday morning that within the next few months, usernames, quoted tweets, photos, and other media attachments will no longer count against the tweet’s 140-character limit. So what exactly will be featured in this newest Twitter update?
Crowd source your next cup of coffee with Twitter
AUGUST 8, 2011
What’s been even more interesting than that it works though is that Johnathan and his friends built some graphing apps to upload the progress of the card to a special Twitter stream just for the card at @Johnathanscard (over 3600 followers to date) with up to the minute balances and it’s pretty cool seeing how it flows. Social Media in Action Twitter strategy Twitter
What Twitter could learn from Facebook Deals
Direct Marketing Observations
APRIL 26, 2011
I know that the comparisons between Facebook and Twitter are not justified. Facebook is really about developing deeper relationships with friends and family whereas Twitter is more about sharing and consuming information with people in a quick and easy fashion. But in 2012 you cannot mention social media without a reference to 1) Facebook and 2) Twitter.
Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely
Stay N' Alive
MAY 8, 2011
Last year I shared how Twitter was moving more and more towards a closed, less-standards oriented model of sharing content as they upgraded their design to bring more people to the Twitter.com website. link]. (1) on the other hand was deliberate, in line with the "keep Twitter simple" principle which we used to approach the product as a whole. Hope that helps!" Hope that helps!"Unfortunately,
How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks
APRIL 15, 2013
The following are links to the contact information for Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, and Reddit. How to Contact Twitter Support. In order to contact Twitter, you have to jump through some hoops (answer a bunch of questions) in order to reveal the right contact form for your needs. API, Apps and mobile. Twitter mobile apps.
22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets
APRIL 13, 2010
Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter? Twitter cards (like iTunes) anyone? Would that work on Twitter? Commercial Clients pay Twitter .
App dot net- It’s not Twitter
OCTOBER 2, 2012
The difference between ADN and Twitter. When you look at App.net initially the website itself looks like a stripped down version of Twitter. ADN pitches itself as the platform developers can trust not to shut them out, as Twitter is in the process of doing, with an open API to build apps on, and developers have flocked to it. like that. How cool is that? know I will.
50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
OCTOBER 5, 2010
While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.
[Interview] How Truffle Social Is Nailing Direct Message Campaigns On Twitter
MAY 13, 2016
Their #1234ThumbWar campaign for Models Own , a British based beauty brand, was a huge success on both Twitter and Instagram. 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. Aud: Is there anything new you’re working on with regards to Twitter? We use it every single day.
Use Apigee to Learn About the Twitter API
APRIL 17, 2010
Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Sam Ramji @sramji Software Strategist and Open Source Pragmatist Use Apigee to Learn About the Twitter API 2 On Wednesday at Chirp , Twitter’s developer conference, Apigee launched new developer tools for the Twitter API.
Facebook Listens. RSS Added Back to Pages. Will Twitter be next?
Stay N' Alive
MAY 21, 2011
In perhaps one of my most controversial articles (unintentionally), I wrote a week or two ago about how both Twitter and Facebook both quietly removed RSS from user accounts and Pages. 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.
Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing
JANUARY 23, 2015
Marketing with Twitter trending topics is a strategy that combines careful planning, even more careful research, and a bit of dumb luck. The dumb luck isn’t really luck, it’s just your planning and research striking a particular nerve and going viral. I’m going to show you all of the web resources that are going to help you find Twitter trending topics, and give you examples of what works.
HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence
NOVEMBER 3, 2010
Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Guy Kawasaki and Robert Scoble have vastly different philosophies when it comes to gathering Twitter Twitter followers. Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.
Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“# ) at the start to identify it. If you a.
Missing DM’s in your Twitter Stream?
JULY 2, 2011
If you’re getting an error message on your Twitter desktop or mobile application it’s likely because Twitter recently changed the way authorization works. Read more about the Twitter API change if you’re geeky too. Open your Twitter application on your phone or desktop and check for updates. Twitter strategy oauth Twitter
4 Reasons Why Twitter Should Buy TweetDeck
APRIL 28, 2011
Last week, the blogosphere was on fire with reaction to a report by the Wall Street Journal that Twitter is in talks to buy TweetDeck for $50 Million (registration may be required to read the post). Twitter’s response to the announcement was to block UberMedia’s other recently acquired Twitter apps from accessing Twitter’s API. Twitter Needs TweetDeck.
Grow Your Business with Social Listening
MARCH 18, 2015
Link Listening to Build Community One of my favorite social listening techniques is “link listening” on Twitter. Sure, you can get a certain amount of legacy data from a Twitter API call, but what you really want is the the fresh stuff as it happens in real-time. Give it a try now: Enter SpinSucks.com into the Twitter search box (no [link] and voila!
Active Twitter Users Are Your Most Influential Consumers
AUGUST 7, 2010
Active Twitter users are three times more likely to impact a brand’s online reputation via Tweets, blog posts, articles and product reviews than the average consumer, according to a new survey by Exact Target. Key findings : Twitter users want to influence others. Your Twitter followers are your most influential consumers – 3X more likely to publish content online.
Why Marketers Should Use Native Interfaces
DECEMBER 6, 2011
The proliferation of Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, and other third party API-based clients to update social networks within the marketing space is substantial. Rarely do you hear discussions of Twitter’s native interface. Even on Twitter, 58% of people use native applications. Social Media API facebook google interface third party twitterLiterally.
Twitter is Just The Launch Partner. Will There Be "One More Thing" for iOS 5?
Stay N' Alive
JUNE 8, 2011
The blogosphere is abuzz about Apple's announcement that iOS 5 will come bundled with built-in Twitter support. admit I scratched my head that Apple chose Twitter over Facebook. Twitter, having only about 30-40 million active users , vs. Facebook, with near 600 million active users, seemed like the least likely choice for a service Apple's customers would use (which one would your mom use?). Maybe that's it, but I don't think Twitter's inclusion is the full story. If you look at the Twitter integration in iOS 5, it's all part of the Twitter app.
Twitter Kicks More 3rd Party Sites To The Curb
MAY 31, 2011
Photosharing on Twitter has historically been left up to sites like Yfrog and Twitpic , and according to news posted very late last night on TechCruch , 3rd party photosharing is about to become a thing of the past. Twitter has been spending money left and right, and it seems that every time we turn around, they’re doing something to demolish what people have been used to. Personally, I think it’s because they would rather make the money from advertising themselves, and not allow others to gain financially from the use of their API. 2008 TwiTip Twitter Tips.