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.

API 45

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.

API 28

Trending Sources

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.

API 27

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.

API 25

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 ).

API 42

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).

API 26

Twitter Adds Aggregate User Age Information to Gnip Audience API

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter announced the addition of aggregate user age information to the Audience API (application-programming interface) from Gnip. Just as was the case with the Audience API’s 10 original user models, we worked diligently to protect individual user privacy throughout the process of surfacing aggregate age data. Aggregate user age information became the 11th demographic model available for audience analysis, joining: Gender. Language. Interests. TV genre. TV show.

“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.”

API 44

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.

API 38

Facebook Adds Continuous Facebook Live Video API

SocialTimes Facebook

Josh Constine of TechCrunch reported on the new API, saying that previously, Facebook Live videos were limited to 90 minutes in order to save storage space, which is not an issue with the new continuous videos, since they will not be stored. Facebook Web Video Age-Gating APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Continuous Live API Developers explore. org Facebook Live Facebook Live API Fidji Simo Geo-Gating Josh Constine Publishers Techcrunch

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?

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

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.

API 48

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.

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.

API 18

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.

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.

Video 56

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.

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.

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.

API 31

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.

Video 44

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.

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.

API 13

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

The app events export API allows you to debug events and analyze your analytics data offline, allowing you access up to the last 30 days’ worth of your events. Facebook launched several new features and an improved design for its Analytics for Apps free mobile analytics solution.

Twitter Introduces Emoji Targeting

SocialTimes Twitter

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.

Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

They also exposed the multiway service via Facebook’s Graph API to allow Messenger calling from any third-party WebRTC client. With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons it hosted.

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.

There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’

SocialTimes Facebook

With Power Editor and the Facebook Ads API (application-programming interface), the geeks got a ton of tools to play with. In the old days of search marketing, it was about tricking the dumb robots –buy links, cloak, spin content, or whatever trick you could pull.

CPM 36

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.

Video 23

Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

SocialTimes Facebook

The social network announced the beta-test of its new Audience Insights API; updates to its Canvas full-screen immersive ad product; updates to its Slideshow ad product; and the launch of the Facebook Creative Hub.

Developers: Here's How You Access #Hashtags in Your Apps

Stay N' Alive

I mentioned Facebook would likely release an API for this. Being the idiot that I am I neglected the fact that Facebook already has a search API, and you can start using it right now. Technology social api hashtags graph api hashtag facebook api facebook platform

Facebook Announces Several Measurement Products, Integrations

SocialTimes Facebook

Oracle Data Cloud Partner Lift API: Oracle Data Cloud became the first partner to integrate with the lift application-programming interface Facebook introduced in March , and this integration will give CPG marketers more accurate measurements of every campaign. Measure this: Facebook Wednesday announced a host of new products and integrations with its measurement partners.

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.

Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines

SocialTimes Twitter

You can also use our new oEmbed API to seamlessly integrate profile, list, like or collection timelines directly into your CMS (content-management system). Twitter streamlined the process for publishers looking to generate and embed multiple timelines.

Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

SocialTimes Facebook

In the future, we also want to bring to profiles all the flexibility that the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) provides to pages, so journalists can use their professional equipment to go live.

Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity

SocialTimes Facebook

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into an Effective Marketing Channel

SocialTimes Twitter

The Twitter API can give you powerful insight into whether your Twitter-based marketing efforts are working. Advertising/Marketing Twitter APIs Application-Programming Interfaces Awareness Aye Moah Boomerang Brendan Greenley Incentivized Tweets paywalls Pre-Populated Tweets Recommendations startups Word of Mouth Word-of-Mouth MarketingA common challenge for startups is how to generate awareness and attract new customers.