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Linkedin Replaces Applications With Features

Janet Fouts

Long time power users of Linkedin have been using Linkedin Applications to enhance their profiles with deeper information and sharing opportunities. Now some of those applications are being replaced and the site is slowly moving accounts to the new system. You’ll still be able to add content through their new rich media feature. Perhaps drag and drop will be added soon.

Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

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Twitter Tuesday rolled out an online application process for verified accounts , giving individuals and organizations the chance to join the social network’s nearly 187,000 accounts with the blue badge icon. Twitter said the verification application will be available globally later this week, offering as examples of potential verified accounts those in categories such as music, television, film, fashion, government, politics, religion, journalism, media, sports and business. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s new application process for verified accounts?

How to Easily Remove Any Facebook Application

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But what happens when you use an application and you don’t like it? Here’s how to get rid of any Facebook Application. How to Get Rid of Applications. Note: If the application you are looking for is not located here, you can find it by selecting ‘Edit Settings’ on the far right of the screen. How to Ignore Application Requests From Friends.

Mad Men Launches Create Your Own Ad Application on Facebook

Mindjumpers

The agency Greenberry has created a Mad Men Ad application on Facebook with the entire cast of Sterling Cooper Draper Price. The ad application is furthermore easy, fun and filled with cool details. Facebook Marketing & Communication Social Media Agency application Don Draper employees Greenberry Mad Men Peggy Olsen Sterling Cooper Draper Price

Now Accepting Applications for Human Followers

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A couple of weeks ago, I tweeted the message “Now accepting applications for actual human followers. By the way, if you happen to be a photographer, interesting or just willing to interact – we are still accepting new follower applications: @larryphoto. Now Accepting Applications for Human Followers. No bots please.” I was half-joking, but had several people reply with “I know what you mean!” WHO I WANTED. Before I started, I had a very clear idea of who my ideal follower was. Maybe someone really funny or an expert in an interesting field. MY PLAN. PLAN B.

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

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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. With more than 1.5 People Insights and Push Notifications in Facebook Analytics f… Posted by Facebook for Developers on Saturday, April 9, 2016.

Work On The Go With Podio’s New iPhone Application

Mindjumpers

And now, Podio has just released some interesting mobile applications for those who are always on the move! Co-founder of Podio, Jon Froda , tells us that Podio has launched a new iPhone application, which makes it possible for everyone to build their own mobile work apps to get their work done in a more collaborative way. Be productive on the go. List of what you can do.

Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity

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Giving application-programming-interface access to application developers helped accelerate Facebook’s growth from 20 million users to more than 1 billion daily users  less than 10 years later. Advertising/Marketing Facebook A/B testing Ad Targeting Ads API Ads Application-Programming Interface APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Applications apps artificial intelligence Buddy Media cookies Daily Average Users DAUs Developers excel Facebook Platform Instagram Involver Jason Beckerman LinkedIn Pinterest power editor Targeted Ads Twitter unified Virtual Reality Vitrue Wildfire

Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting

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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. 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. Target people who tweet food emojis.

Why HTTPS?

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Big Data Application software HTML http https Ranking Signals SEO World Wide Web Http and Https. You see it daily in front of the www address of a site, but what does it mean and what is its significance? In this blog we will explore the benefits of switching to Https protocols and why you should do it sooner rather than later. The post Why HTTPS? appeared first on.

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Offline Conversions API Available via Facebook Business Manager

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The offline conversions application-programming interface  Facebook began testing in June is now available to all managed business accounts via Business Manager. Advertising/Marketing Facebook Abs Elmaz APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Applications apps Business Manager Facebook for Business Offline Conversions API Offline Events Social House Media

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Where Does an Ultra Cool Content Marketer Go for Work?

Spin Sucks

As a content marketer in 2016, the world is your oyster. Companies have started to realize that they’re not only selling a product, they’re selling a story. Amanda Wilks looks at types of jobs available for content marketers. The post Where Does an Ultra Cool Content Marketer Go for Work? appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Four social applications worth keeping an eye on

Jeff Esposito

Is it me or does it seem like there is a new social network or application that is going to be the next big thing in 2012? GetGlue – I have been playing with this application now for the past nine months and really can’t make heads or tails of it. What applications are you currently evaluating to see if they are humps or dumps? I’d love to hear in the comments below.

Facebook Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed

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Facebook has begun displaying vertical videos in News Feed  in its flagship mobile application. Facebook Web Video Applications apps marketing land mobile News Feed Tim Peterson Vertical VideosPrior to the change, vertical videos were cropped into squares in News Feed, and users had to click on the videos to watch them in their intended format. Peterson reported that vertical videos will appear in a 2:3 aspect ratio in News Feed and not take up the entire screen unless users clock on those videos, and then click on the arrows in the upper-right-hand corner to expand them.

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Twitter Allowing Video Creators to Share Revenue From Pre-Roll Ads

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Snir also detailed several product upgrades aimed at easing the process of participating in the new program, writing: Creators can now upload, manage and publish media more efficiently and effectively than ever before across both desktop (via the new Media Studio ) and mobile (via the Twitter Engage  application). https://t.co/ebnJxNaZqA ebnJxNaZqA pic.twitter.com/OGlI9tbeMa.

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Social Design for Social Success

Mindjumpers

This blog post explains what social design means for your brand’s social media presence and why it is essential when you develop applications on Facebook to increase attention and engagement among people. Applications on Facebook aren’t social without other people. The more activity a user sees between the application and their friends, the more likely it is that they will interact. Further,

Facebook Debuts App Event Optimization, Extends Dynamic Ads, Canvas to Apps

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Facebook announced Monday that it will extend its dynamic ads  and Canvas  ad product to applications, along with launching a new product, App Event Optimization. Advertising/Marketing Facebook App Event Optimization Applications apps Canvas Developers Dynamic Ads Facebook Audience Network games Gaming Instagram Mobile App Install Ads Mobile Application Install Ads mobile commerce

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Twitter Adds Periscope Button to iOS, Android Apps

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Twitter reminded its users that Facebook Live  is far from the only live-video streaming option, adding a Periscope  button to its iOS and Android applications. Twitter Web Video Android Applications apps Facebook Live iOS Live Streaming Live Videos Mashable Periscope Photos VideosTwitter announced the new feature in a tweet (embedded below): Ready to go live?

Twitter’s Verified Accounts Application Process (Infographic)

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Twitter introduced an online application process for verified accounts  in July, and SurePayroll  prepared a guide in infographic form. The infographic  below from SurePayroll  offers an overview of verified accounts, as well as a guide through the application process and a look at the benefits of going through with it.

What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

When an application like Hootsuite, Tweetdeck or a mobile Twitter app like Tweetbot checks your account on Twitter, it’s what is called an “API Call” This does NOT include the number of messages you send through these tools, only the number of times the tool hits the Twitter server to check for more. Twitter strategy Twitter Twitter applicationsSo who cares?

The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing

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Advertising Applications Big Data Business Intelligence Content Marketing Conversion Conversion Optimization Data Mining Innovation Interactive Marketing Lead Generation Lead Nurturing Marketing Online Advertising Pay Per Click ROI Strategy AIB CMO Integrate Marketing Ops Modern Marketing Online Ads PPC SEO Integration between the two is a critical missing link.

Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

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Facebook Tuesday introduced three advertising products aimed at retailers with brick-and-mortar stores: store locator, store visits and the offline conversions application-programming interface. Store visits gives retailers information on the number of people who viewed local awareness ads  on Facebook and then actually visited those stores. Optimize future campaigns.

Facebook Adds 2 Global Ad-Targeting Features

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Facebook also announced that advertisers with the objectives of websites conversions or mobile application installs can now use its extended location targeting capabilities by selection regions or trade zones, and the social network will deliver ads to those regions and optimize delivery to countries with the greatest returns. Advertising/Marketing Facebook Ad Targeting Applications apps Conversions Countries Facebook for Business Lookalike Audiences mobile Mobile App Install Ads Mobile Application Install Ads Targeted Ads Webinars Website Conversions

Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads

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Facebook announced in a Facebook for Business post  that it is extending the reach of its Facebook Audience Network  mobile advertising network to non-Facebook users via data it gathers from third-party sites and applications that use the social network’s technology. “Over the coming months,” you won’t have to be a Facebook user to see ads powered by the social network.

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.

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

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Product manager Andy Huang announced in a Newsroom post  Thursday that 360 photos are currently available for viewing via Facebook on the web and the latest versions of its flagship iOS  and Android  applications, adding that the tools for users to share their own 360 photos will be made available “over the next few days.”. Woods  for Time. It’s a great shot of a great city.

Social Business + Big Data = Business intelligence

Mindjumpers

Being exceeding interested in the talk of Big Data, I’ve recently been inspired by the research and development of Big Data related software and applications. Parts of Big Data are produced via Big Data Applications (BDA) such as LinkedIn or Facebook. Applications that produce detailed user data to the rapidly expanding masses of online data. Tweet. Every day we create 2.5

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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. Blizzard Streaming.

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Facebook Announces New, Improved Share and Save Options, Social Plugins

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Sharing is caring, and Facebook Tuesday introduced several improved ways for developers of applications and websites to enable their users to share (and save) to the social network. The new Chrome buttons are available to developers via the Chrome Web Store. Share to Facebook will give people more options to share any link on the web with their friends to Facebook, groups and Messenger.

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Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

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Events Twitter #Olympics #ROT 2016 Summer Olympic Games @Rio2016 Applications apps Arabic Arcos da Lapa Australia basketball Brazil Buses Canada Carlos Henrique Moreira Jr. Twitter, Vine  and Periscope  are ready for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games  from Rio de Janeiro. Twitter senior director of Latin American media partnerships Carlos Henrique Moreira Jr. and the U.S., Brazil and Japan.

15 Awesome Social Media Apps for iPhone

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Some applications will just waste your time and some will benefit your business.   The applications we have selected below will make you more effective on social media. Social Media Tools Android downcast Iphone mention mobile marketing Social Media Social Media Applications Social Media Marketing tweetbotCatch up on blog content using Feedly. Manage Twitter using Tweetbot.

Facebook Audience Network Block List Added to Business Manager

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Brands and agencies using Facebook’s Business Manager  now have the option of blocking their ads from running on specific applications or websites. Advertising/Marketing Facebook Abs Elmaz Applications apps Block Lists Business Manager Chris Ruberg Facebook Audience Network mobile OneCommand Social House MediaLearn more about how to upload a block list.

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Adjectives are Cheap: Sell Yourself with Nouns and Verbs

Waxing UnLyrical

Career Client Relations Communication Guest Posts adjectives job applicants odesk Guest Post by Ann Wylie. “Adjectives are cheap. Everyone is a ‘best selling’ author or a ‘sought after’ speaker or a ‘world class’ coach. Nouns are more expensive: How many BOOKS, how many SPEECHES, how many CLIENTS?” Adjectives are cheap. Nouns are expensive.

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Twitter Beta-Testing a Way to Attach Ads to Tweets in Third-Party Apps

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Twitter is beta-testing a way for advertisers to attach ads to tweets that show up in applications outside of Twitter and its owned apps. Senior product manager Mollie Vandor  announced in a blog post  that the social network is beta-testing a way for brands to display ads from its MoPub  ad-serving solution directly via Twitter Kit timelines for Android and iOS applications. Advertising/Marketing Twitter Android Applications apps iOS Mollie Vandor MoPub native ads sdks Software-Development Kits twitter kitAdvertisers: What are your initial thoughts on this beta-test?

Why HTTPS? An SEO Ranking Factor…That’s Why

Saying It Social

SEO website design Application software Big Data HTML http https Ranking Signals World Wide WebHttp and Https. You see it daily in front of the www address of a site, but what does it mean and what is its significance? In this blog we will explore the benefits of switching to Https protocols and why you should do it sooner rather than later. The post Why HTTPS? An SEO Ranking Factor…That’s Why appeared first on.

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Twitter Debuts Customizable Modular SDK for MoPub Mobile Ad Exchange

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Elena Elfimova , who works on exchange product marketing for Twitter, announced in a blog post Thursday that Twitter introduced a modular SDK for iOS and Android applications, allowing publishers to focus on only their desired ad formats and minimizing the space used by the SDK, pointing out that apps on both platforms have size limits of 100 megabytes.

Videos Can Now Be Added to Facebook Comments

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little past midnight, we had the feature mostly working on both desktop and mobile applications. Facebook Web Video Android Applications apps bob baldwin Comments Events Groups hackathons iOS Pages VideosVideos  are everywhere on Facebook, and they can now be included in one more place: comments and replies to posts from users, pages, groups  and events.

Spotify Track Previews Can Be Added to Twitter Audio Cards

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Twitter #SummertimeSoundtrack Applications apps Audio Cards Moments music soundcloud Spotify Techcrunch timelineTwitter announced  that 30-second previews of tracks from Spotify  can now be added to users’ timelines  and Moments. The integration with Spotify follows a similar move in April to support audio content from SoundCloud  in Twitter’s audio cards. Twitter wrote in its tweet (embedded below): You’ll want the volume up for this #SummertimeSoundtrack. Tweets with @Spotify  tracks now play in your timeline! You'll want the volume up for this #SummertimeSoundtrack.

Don’t Blame Facebook: 10 Reasons Low Conversion Rates Are YOUR Fault

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Posted in Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media. Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media Analytics content marketing CTA Customer Intelligence PluginsYou’re not alone.

Why Publishers Need to Walk Away From Facebook

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is also closing its News Feed application, Paper , further curtailing choice of outlets and hastening a consolidation of power that benefits no one but Facebook. ePublishing Facebook Algorithms Applications apps Engagement family friends Hi-Fi Instagram Interests News Feed Paper Publishers Return On Investment ROI SimilarWeb snapchat Twitter Winder HughesThis modification, however, is making huge waves in the publishing world, since publishers and content houses have relied on Facebook as an effective way to get in front of consumers. And that’s not all. Yikes!