What Is an API & Why Does It Matter for Social Media?

Sprout Social

Your Internet experience runs on APIs. But what is an API and why does it matter to you? In this article, we’ll give a high-level overview of APIs and how they relate to your daily life. What is an API? API stands for application programming interface.

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Facebook testing new tools for business and personal use

The Way of the Web

On Monday, they announced that selected news individuals can now integrate real-time information by using either a Public Feed or Keyword Insights API. Blog Marketing Social Media Marketing api facebook keyword insights api professional skills public feed api

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Facebook Updates: Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audience Enhancements

Jon Loomer

Aggregate values: Total amount someone has spent. Frequency and Device rules will be available within Power Editor and the Ads Manager, but all other rules will need to be accessed via the API.

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Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth

As a result, companies started interacting with customers, celebrities connected with fans, governments became more transparent, and people started discovering and sharing information in a new, participatory manner. to the video, aggregates the tweets about that video together on YouTube.

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. of Facebook''s Graph API (optional until April 30).

These Facebook Ad Metrics Are Going Away. Are You Prepared?

agora pulse

After the July 2018 release of the Graph API, some Facebook ad metrics will leave our reports forever. Actions (as an aggregate metric). The Actions metric helped you track these results as an aggregate.

10 of the Best Customer Data Platforms to Power Cross-Channel Marketing

Oktopost

DPMs are usually used to aggregate or pool third-party data into a single point and leverage that data for better messaging, targeting, etc. It accomplishes this with a platform that has a powerful, easy-to-use API and an extensive network of partners.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

Regularly providing powerful, influential and valuable information inspires your audience to trust you and to consider you a go-to resource. Challenge #2: Automated curation tools have been known to aggregate low quality links. Post by Adi Englander.

Sneak Peek into Facebook Audience Insights Beta

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Audience Insights API is currently in Beta test with limited partners, as one of those partners, Ignite is going to give you an inside look at what is to come. Post sentiment- aggregated feelings about your topic. It can better inform paid targeting strategies, as well.

3 Ways Google Search is impacted by #SocialMedia & #GooglePlus

Laurel Papworth

The Green boxes are aggregators and directories. You can see Bought Attention, You can see Aggregators, you can see Plumbers with Google Plus Pages – where are the other plumbers? The Green boxes are aggregators and directories.

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The Many Ways To Link Your Social Accounts

Small Business Mavericks

It’s a great time saver, especially if you have several social media sites you are a member of and you tend to post the same information to them. There are good reasons why you shouldn’t post the same information to each of your social media streams. Connect any service to Google+ with the right API. Use a social aggregation service. You can connect of your social media sites no matter how popular as long as you have the proper API from the two services.

Social Media Monitoring: Bespoke, Tailored, or Off the Rack?

Net-Savvy Executive

In its big list issue on companies doing IT well, Information Week mentioned Toyota's new social media and CRM tool : The tool took 60 hours to develop, largely using software Toyota already had. It plans to feed information to dealers in the future.

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

ANALYTIC AGGREGATORS. Syncapse – They are an “aggregator of aggregators” (they have Sysomos, Radian6, Crimson etc). Networked Insights – they provide a dashboard called SocialSense (on a SaaS and API basis) as well as stand-alone reports based on business issues.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

It aggregates all of the recent posts from Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, and others that contain that specific hashtag. The tool makes all of this information easy to digest, too, by sending customized alerts and digests based on e-mail preferences.”

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Moving From Back Pats to Business, Social CRM Is For Real

Convince & Convert

But in almost every case, the evidence that social media “works” is based on aggregate, anonymous data. Roll Your Own Social CRM with Argyle Social API. Powerful information that will increase sales conversion rates.

How Groupon Integrates Social Media and Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

Sony is also aggregating information in the app about the different teams and other relevant tidbits related to the World Cup. Tweetable Moments Any platform that we activate on, we will measure the living daylights out of it.

5 Alternatives to LinkedIn Elevate for Superior Employee Advocacy

Socialmedia.biz

Smarp can also automatically pull content from your social media pages and RSS feeds, so that every new post on your blog will automatically aggregate to your Smarp feed of suggested shares. Post by Adi Englander. Are you in the hunt for an employee advocacy platform?

5 Alternatives to LinkedIn Elevate for Superior Employee Advocacy

Socialmedia.biz

Smarp can also automatically pull content from your social media pages and RSS feeds, so that every new post on your blog will automatically aggregate to your Smarp feed of suggested shares. Post by Adi Englander. Are you in the hunt for an employee advocacy platform?

Ple - LTCWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) refer to the aggregation of single-functionality tools which enable learners greater control over their own learning experience. Numerous other factors play a role: content creation tools, content storage, tools for communication, protocols/APIs, and identity management. a Personal Learning Environment is a facility for an individual to access, aggregate, configure and manipulate digital artefacts of their ongoing learning experiences."

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The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Furthermore, CalendarX allows you collect information from your followers when they subscribe to your calendar, just like a mailing list signup form. With PostReach, you get the following information: Traffic breakdown: Views and unique views.

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How to Use Twitter to Generate Writing Ideas

Kikolani

But if you read an article and feel like you have a different perspective or insight into alternative ideas that the original author might have left out, you could reference the original article in yours and then share how it inspired you to share additional information.

Social Media Revenue: Huffington Post TechCrunch Valuations

Laurel Papworth

We value what we value – here’s the some of the revenue information and the valuation of two uber-blogs: Huffington Post Revenue and Valuation. Business: An online newspaper/news aggregator and group blog. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (11).

What Do We Need to Teach About Knowledge Work? | Computer Writing and Research Lab

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Abstract : Knowledge work is work in which the primary product is information that is continually interpreted and circulated across organizationally boundaries. tends to be far less supported, both formally and informally. APIs,â?? Now reading from the top of the page.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

WordPress.org has an Importing Content guide that includes information on how to import content from many different sources. Aside from the main settings, you will also want to go to Users > “Your Profile” and fill in your information. It is called WP RSS Aggregator.

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

Razor Social

Here’s the Wikipedia explanation of sentiment analysis: “ Sentiment analysis (also known as opinion mining) refers to the use of natural language processing, text analysis and computational linguistics to identify and extract subjective information in source materials.”

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

But I accept at face -value the argument that News.com is being impartial, and aggregating opinions. Expert Information: too many expert stories on everything. Or indeed, any blog aggregator online. or do you want “authoritive aggregators”?

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But the problem many people face is that there are so many sources of information that were trying to keep track of, weve become buried. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. But frankly, I think the best way to deal with the RSS information overload is to use a feed reader with the right layout and interface. aggregators. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network.

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Toward a New Knowledge Society

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Stallman Slide 28: Harder Answers From the inside, you see the tubes Look for connections, interactions (or more concretely, XML and APIs) Its not a truck. Evaluations are not an aggregation â?? analogy: personal information [link] Slide 36: Metadata Slide 37: What Will We See? For that matter, what kind of network do we Too much connection and information propagates too want for quickly ourselves? Developers & API. Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload.

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Towards a Definition The following definition is intended to introduce the general nature of PLEs: a Personal Learning Environment is a facility for an individual to access, aggregate, configure and manipulate digital artefacts of their ongoing learning experiences. APIs ) available.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

No jumping through hoops to keep your information private. Great information on really using social media at the optimum level. aggregators. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100. AltSearchEngines. About. Subscribe. Contact. Advertise.

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No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I do not engage directly with followers on this Twitter account, but I tweet what I feel is quality information. I primarily tweet/retweet informative and interesting links. Gathering that information and manually reviewing them is paramount. Aggregator sites are evil.

Social Pros 26 – Richard Owen, Satmetrix

Convince & Convert

Somebody saying, “I love Hilton” probably doesn’t give us enough information in that one sentence to be able to definitely count them as a promoter. There’s a question as to whether it should be aggregated down to individuals. But that’s an aggregate level.

eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I offered a model of an environment with six channels for: authoring, syndicating information, communication, collaboration and networking, researching, and evaluation. When I prepared this experiment and paper I used the information found via search engines and basically gathered information from blog posts and comments and I mention this in the section Used methodology. Informal Learning Blog. skip to main | skip to sidebar. eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Lack of information about security. Any information I can get on this would be most helpful. The information box at the tab- why can’t we just get rid of that? I actually think that Information tab is useful for some.

Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I also have doubts that blocking the submitter data would even work, because of the API. I never knew a list like this existed; with lists like such people almost participate strictly for the “status&# which takes away from the whole point of sharing useful information with like minded individuals. Why is Digg allowing third-party sites to aggregate the statistics? all this information can be assimilated without an API or publicly available stats.

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Social Pros 21 – Joe Stupp, Chipotle

Convince & Convert

While Argyle for example doesn’t have end to end capability within your own company, the way you integrate with APIs, you do have a broad ability to do a lot of things that these guys do under one roof.

Social Search at LinkedIn Beats Google - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

LinkedIn is good for a lot of things and asking a question of your network is useful, but what happens if you have a small network and/or you dont want to see a regular list of people posting and asking for this information? This is the reason why they have been so conservative making an API available as this is where the value of their business resides. aggregators. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100. AltSearchEngines. About. Subscribe. Contact.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

Just recently, based on an article from Clickz.com and made known to us through our friends at PageLever , Facebook deprecated some pretty important metrics from their Insights API. Metrics like aggregate daily comments and likes per page and per post, and things like that.

Social Pros 8 – Ian Greenleigh of Bazaarvoice

Convince & Convert

Just recently, based on an article from Clickz.com and made known to us through our friends at PageLever , Facebook deprecated some pretty important metrics from their Insights API. Metrics like aggregate daily comments and likes per page and per post, and things like that.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

65 Must Read StumbleUpon Articles (Newest on the Net): At first, I didn’t intend to link to link posts in my yearly recap, but if you really wanted more information on SU, Fred has accumulated some 65 posts on StumbeUpon and linked it to his blog. Beginner’s Guide to Setting Up a First Blog Site (Lonely Marketer): Patrick Schaber provides an informative basic list for beginners who are about to embark on the blogging journey.