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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’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.

Twitter Begins Application Process for Verified Accounts

SocialTimes Twitter

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

Top Tips to Help You Nail That Blogging Job Application

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Top Tips to Help You Nail That Blogging Job Application. Image via flazingo.com. This is a guest contribution from Steff Green, of WorkflowMax. Recently I wrote a post about my experiences as a company looking to hire another blogger for our team. Who am I? I’m Steff. The advantages of a permanent blogging job. Part 1: Finding a Blogging Job. That would be silly. Is it awesome? General

Facebook Live Goes Full-Screen, Adds Video-Only Mode, Extends Sessions to Four Hours

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Facebook also announced that Facebook Live sessions via both its flagship applications and the Facebook Live API  can now run up to four hours. Facebook Web Video Android APIs Application-Programming nNterfaces Applications apps Comments Facebook Live Facebook Live API Full-Screen Videos iOS Landscape Live Streaming Live Videos Portrait Reactions VIdeo-Only Mode

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Why are status updates important in internal social applications?

Socialized

This application gave them back a couple of One of the greatest appeals of external/public social media is the status update stream. worked with one company that developed social business apps and used its own Twitter-like status update product internally. Most of the employees were engineers, many working remotely.

Work On The Go With Podio’s New iPhone Application

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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.

Twitter Adds Quick Replies, Welcome Messages to DMs From Brands

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Businesses can create multiple welcome messages, deep-linking directly to specific greetings from tweets, websites and applications. The developer APIs (application-programming interfaces) that power these features are currently in private beta. Product manager Ian Cairns  introduced the new features Tuesday in a blog post , saying that they begin rolling out Tuesday. Audiense. Rozie.

Facebook, Messenger, Instagram in a Single Inbox for Businesses

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The social network said in a Facebook for Business post  that the new inbox will roll out to brands using the Pages  application “in the coming weeks,” with other devices to be added soon. Facebook Instagram advertising Applications apps Comments Facebook for Business Facebook Messenger Marketing Messages Messaging messenger Pages Reviews

Why HTTPS?

Saying It Social

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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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.

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.

Facebook Testing Find WiFi Feature

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Some users of Facebook’s flagship iOS application are part of a test of a new feature enabling them to locate nearby WiFi networks. Facebook Mobile Applications apps Bryan Clark FInd WiFi iOS James Saye Mashable Pages Raymond Wong The Next Web wifiThe feature is currently being tested in select countries. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll this feature out?

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 Testing Jobs Tab on Pages

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Constine reported that page admins can share job openings in their status update composers, with details including job title, salary and full-time or part-time, and users can click an Apply Now button to be directed to job applications that are pre-populated with information from their public profiles. Pages receive completed applications as Facebook messages.

Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity

SocialTimes Facebook

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 Debuts QR Codes

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According to Casey Newton  of The Verge , in Twitter’s Android application, the QR codes can be found by clicking the … menu in users’ profiles or in the slide-out menu under night mode , while only the first applies to the iOS app. Snapchat Twitter Android Applications apps Brittany Forks Casey Newton iOS Night Mode QR codes Snapcodes The VergeIt’s Twitter’s turn to borrow from Snapchat, as the social network launched QR codes for users’ profiles that work the same way Snapcodes  do. they work like snap codes!! — brittany (@brittanyforks) November 16, 2016.

It’s Time to Take Facebook Seriously for Location Marketing

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Facebook is participating in a larger move toward the so-called Uberization of commerce, in which consumers use applications and other tools to accelerate the process of buying goods and services. Advertising/Marketing Facebook Ad Targeting amazon analytics Applications Appointments apps Bots Buyable Pins Chat Bots Dash Button delivery.com e-Commerce F8 Facebook Messenger Fandango Films food friends Insights Jay Hawkinson Local Awareness Ads Local Insights Location messenger Metrics movies Pages Pinterest Recommendations SIM Partners Slice Targeted Ads tickets

Facebook Unveils Resources for Business Influencers

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Advertising/Marketing Facebook 360 Video 360-Degree Videos Applications apps Business Influencer Guide Craig Mullaney Facebook Live Facebook Media Facebook Mentions Influencers Instagram Live Videos Livestreaming mentions Notes Photos Resources for Business Influencers VideosWe will regularly update this resource hub to reflect new products, features, updates, case studies and learnings.

Facebook Acquires Facial-Image-Analysis Firm FacioMetrics

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The company was hatched at Carnegie Mellon University, and it released an application that detected emotions in people’s faces, IntraFace, which is no longer available via app stores. Over time, we have successfully developed and integrated this cutting-edge technology into battery-friendly and efficient mobile applications, and also created new applications of this technology.

Facebook Instant Articles Now Support 360-Degree Videos and Photos

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Product manager Josh Roberts  announced the new options in a Facebook Media blog post , saying that publishers can begin adding 360 videos and 360 photos as of Thursday, and they will be viewable via the latest versions of Facebook’s flagship Android and iOS applications. Publishers using Facebook’s Instant Articles  can now include 360-degree videos  and 360-degree photos  to their content.

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Facebook, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean

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As the number of people using Facebook applications and services continues to grow in the region, PLCN will help further connect Asia and our data centers in the U.S. Facebook Google Applications apps Atlantic Ocean Data Centers Hong Kong Japan Los Angeles MAREA Microsoft Najam Ahmad Pacific Light Cable Network Pacific Light Data Communication Pacific Ocean PLCN Subsea Cables Telxius CableFacebook announced that it is teaming up with Google and Pacific Light Data Communication to build a state-of-the-art subsea cable  under the Pacific Ocean.

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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.

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 Adds Dynamic Ads for Mobile App Installs

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Facebook Thursday announced the launch of dynamic ads  for mobile application installs. Advertising/Marketing Facebook App Event Optimization Applications apps attribution Dynamic Ads Gartner Holiday Shopping Season impressions In-App Purchases measurement mobile Mobile App Install Ads Mobile Application Install Ads Remarketing smartphones View-Through AttributionFacebook said in an email to SocialTimes: App marketers will now have the ability to use dynamic ads to drive mobile app installs by targeting people who recently browsed their products.

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?

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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Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

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Photo- and video-editing application Prisma  announced earlier this month that iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 users could stream live on Facebook with the iOS app’s visual effects applied to their streams , but not anymore. The live video API  is meant to let people publish live video content from other sources such as professional cameras, multicamera setups, games or screencasts.

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Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

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Facebook announced the global availability of Workplace–long-awaited, long-tested and formerly known as Facebook at Work –at an event in London  Monday. Workplace brings traditional Facebook features such as News Feed , groups , messaging , Facebook Live  livestreaming, Reactions , search  and Trending  to company networks that are kept separate from Facebook users’ personal profiles.

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 Gameroom Added as Unity Editor Build Target

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Facebook Games Arcade  is now Facebook Gameroom , and the desktop application for Windows was added as a build target for Unity Editor from Unity Technologies. 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.

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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Facebook Announces Several Metrics Updates, Corrected Bugs

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However, the vast majority of reach data in the Page Insights dashboard (marked green in screenshots below) was unaffected, including all the graphs, daily and historical reach, per-post reach, exported and API (application-programming interface) reach data, and all data on the Reach tab. More details from the social network are included below. It does not affect paid reach. percent.

Facebook Opens Doors to Marketplace

SocialTimes Facebook

Over the next few days, users of Facebook’s iPhone and Android applications in the U.S., eCommerce Facebook Android Apparel Applications apps Australia Buy-and-Sell Groups categories Category craigslist ebay electronics For Sale Groups Groups Household iPhone Location marketplace Mary Ku Messages mobile New Zealand Newsroom payments Photos price Shop transactions U.K. Your Items

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Facebook Under Fire: Do Marketers Care?

SocialTimes Facebook

Advertising/Marketing Facebook analytics Analytics for Apps Applications apps Bugs comscore followers IAS Insights Instant Articles Integral Ad Science Interest Lists MDC Media Partners measurement Metrics Moat Nielsen organic reach Page Insights reach Referrals Ryan Pitylak Unique Influence VideosFacebook has been under a lot of scrutiny over the recent discovery that its video duration metrics were incorrect. The underreporting (video duration) or over-reporting (video views to 100 percent) doesn’t materially affect the results of campaigns.

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?

Facebook Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

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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