What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

For those of us in the association and nonprofit sectors, Facebook just got a lot harder to use effectively with the announcement that they’ve changed their API and eliminated the ability to modify link previews when posting links from a page.

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What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

agora pulse

Our newest freakout du jour comes in the aftermath of Facebook and Instagram restricting third-party tool use of their APIs. In the past, some third-party tools took advantage of the data they had access to though these APIs. Facebook API Changes. Instagram API Changes.

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Trending Sources

Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

SocialTimes Facebook

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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Facebook Graph API v2.8: Updates to Instant Articles, Offers and More

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the release of Graph API v2.8, The social network said in a blog post that Graph API v2.8 Product manager Alyssa Levitz detailed some of the other updates included in Graph API v2.8 Starting today, these are available to developers in all API versions. Based on this same feedback, we’ve decided to deprecate custom Open Graph action and objects in Graph API v2.8. 5, applications using Graph API v2.7 API upgrade tool.

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Verified Pages (All Pages Soon) Can Schedule Facebook Live Videos via API

SocialTimes Facebook

Verified pages on Facebook will be able to schedule Facebook Live videos, complete with pre-broadcast lobbies, via the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface).

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Offline Conversions API Available via Facebook Business Manager

SocialTimes Facebook

When Facebook introduced the offline conversions API in June, it said in a Facebook for Business post : Advertisers now have a way to connect transactions that take place in store or over the phone to their ads.

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[Product Update] Changes in the Instagram API: how does it affect to Audiense users?

Audiense

As you might already heard in the news, Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, has decided to shut several Instagram APIs overnight. Rest assured we are already studying the possibilities of any new Instagram APIs can offer to give our customers the best experience possible.

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Blizzard Entertainment Facebook Live API Integration Goes Live

SocialTimes Facebook

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. Players of Blizzard Entertainment games can now livestream their gameplay directly to Facebook.

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What’s New in Facebook Graph API v2.7?

SocialTimes Facebook

Continuous Facebook Live videos and audience restrictions on Facebook Live videos, which were added to the Facebook Live application-programming interface in May , will be added to the social network’s Graph API. Software engineer Steven Elia introduced Graph API v2.7, Elia provided the following details on the new features that will be a part of Graph API v2.7, Developers: What are your thoughts on the new features coming with Graph API v2.7?

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Twitter: Gnip 2.0 APIs Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

versions of the Gnip APIs will sunset Dec. Advertising/Marketing Twitter 30-Day Search Adam Tornes APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Decahose Emoji emojis Gnip Gnip 2.0 Twitter announced earlier this week that the updated (2.0) versions of its Gnip application-programming interfaces are now generally available. Gnip product manager Adam Tornes said in a blog post that the 1.0 1, adding that brands and agencies making the move to 2.0

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Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

And in May, the Nightly Business Report reported on commodities traders using social media to track news about the drought, and other information that might affect grain prices (starting around 1:20) — one broker says he follows more than 200 farmers on Twitter: The Farm and the API.

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Twitter to Developers: Public APIs, Gnip Cannot Be Used for Surveillance

SocialTimes Twitter

Using Twitter’s public APIs or data products to track or profile protesters and activists is absolutely unacceptable and prohibited. To be clear: We prohibit developers using the public APIs and Gnip data products from allowing law enforcement–or any other entity–to use Twitter data for surveillance purposes. The fact that our public APIs and Gnip data products provide information that people choose to share publicly does not change our policies in this area.

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What Is An API (Application Programing Interface)?

Josh S Peters

To read the full article visit Social Media Launchpad -> What Is An API (Application Programing Interface)? Social Media Launchpad

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How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work

Simply Measured

Awesome Things That a Social API Enables Download. When you use Simply Measured, you interact with metrics, charts, reports, and data tables that help you answer business questions about social media.

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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 ).

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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. Be specific when you’re talking about “API’s.”

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Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools

SocialFish

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.

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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?

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Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public. To get started with the Facebook Ads API, developers just need to create an app and under “Advanced” within the app settings, set an ad account ID to associate ads with.

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Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public. To get started with the Facebook Ads API, developers just need to create an app and under “Advanced” within the app settings, set an ad account ID to associate ads with.

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Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth

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.

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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. In November 2000 they opened up the API and by 2006 had 5 billion API calls a month.

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.

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BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working

SocialFish

See message on Tweetchat here. Follow @Tweetchat on Twitter for the latest. 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.

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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.

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Promoting an API – Etsy offering basic programming classes…

The Way of the Web

A lot of people have spent time talking about the value you can get by providing an API (Application Programming Interface) for other people to use and build with. And knowing how to utilise and implement feeds from APIs is an increasingly important skill for a huge number of professions.

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How Pixlee’s E-Mail API Helps Brands Supercharge E-mails with User-Generated Content

Pixlee

This is done through our email specific API that allows us to efficiently query images and call to action links (cta’s) dynamically from your Pixlee library. As you can see, there are a few different parameters added to each URL, which are used by the API to power this feature.

Use Apigee to Learn About the Twitter API

TwiTip

Developers and beginners can use the Apigee console to learn, experiment, test, or explore the Twitter API. As you can see, each API method is listed down the left hand side. You can use these methods to explore different aspects and functions of the Twitter API.

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Facebook Live + 360 Video = Live 360

SocialTimes Facebook

According to Lahiri and Gupta, Live 360 will be made available to more pages via the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) “in the coming months,” with an eye toward rolling the feature out for all pages and users in 2017.

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Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

SocialTimes Facebook

We’ve even seen some pages find creative ways to go live and reach audiences with audio only by using the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) or by adding a still image to accompany their audio broadcast.

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

SocialTimes Facebook

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 Live has gone full-screen, in both portrait and landscape on iOS, and just portrait for now on Android.

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

SocialTimes Facebook

Businesses on the Messenger Platform can also use the app events API (application-programming interface) to log custom events for Analytics for Apps.

Facebook Gameroom Added as Unity Editor Build Target

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

Facebook Updates Messenger Platform Policies, Speeds Up Review Policy

SocialTimes Facebook

Product manager Seth Rosenberg announced in a blog post that the main updates are a 24-hour window for businesses and developers using the Send/Receive API (application-programming interface) to respond to users’ messages, as well as a test of subscription messaging for specific use cases.

Twitter Eases Voter-Registration Process for Users

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter added that the @Gov account will begin answering additional questions from voters, such as polling place locations and ballot information, thanks to the social network’s partnership with the Voting Information Project from Pew Research Center and the Google Civic Information API (application-programming interface). Twitter marked National Voter Registration Day with the introduction of an easy way for its users to kick-start the process.

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? Instagram’s API receives that request, and delivers to Agorapulse the number of likes you received.

Grounded: Twitter Scraps Flight Developers Conference In Favor of Local Events

SocialTimes Twitter

Given the diversity of things developers are building with Twitter (from MoPub , to the Ads API [application-programming interface], to Gnip , Fabric and more), having more local events will enable us to engage with our community in a much more personal way. Apps Twitter Ads API advertising APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Developers F8 fabric Facebook flight Gnip HelloWorld Kurt Wagner Marketing mobile MoPub Recode Will Stickney

Since-Fixed Bug Affected Facebook Page Insights From Oct. 4-14

SocialTimes Facebook

This also affected all post engagement-related metrics in the Pages Insights APIs (application-programming interfaces). Advertising/Marketing Facebook APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Bugs Comments Facebook for Business page administrators Page Insights Page Insights APIs Pages Reactions SharesFacebook page administrators : If the figures for Reactions , shares and comments on your pages seemed a bit off between Oct. 4 and 14, here’s why.

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Blizzard Will Allow Users to Stream Its Games Via Facebook Live

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook and video-game company Blizzard Entertainment announced that Blizzard will integrate Facebook Login and the Facebook Live API into its games. The Live API will allow Blizzard’s players to stream gameplay directly to their Facebook Timelines. Meanwhile, the integration of the Facebook Live API will add “Go Live” streaming functionality to Blizzard’s titles.

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

SocialTimes Facebook

And the Facebook offline conversions API gives retailers insights into the impact of their Facebook marketing campaigns on in-store transactions, call-center transactions and more. We’re currently testing the offline conversions API across all ad objectives, including local awareness.