Facebook Warns of Impacts to Messenger API Usage in Europe Due to GDPR

Social Media Today

Facebook is being forced to limit access to the Messenger API in Europe due to data privacy regulations

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Facebook Updates Messenger API to Incorporate Instagram Direct, Enabling New Connection Opportunities

Social Media Today

Facebook's updating its Messenger API to also incorporate Instagram Direct into advanced messaging workflows

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Apple and Google Provide New Overview of How the COVID-19 'Exposure Notification' API Will Function

Social Media Today

Apple and Google have published new information about their COVID-19 tracing API, including new examples of how it will look

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5 Tips in Enhancing API Security When Using OpenAPI Specification

The Realtime Report

5 Tips in Enhancing API Security. API consumption, especially for business applications, has reached its peak in the past decade. API design is a very fast-growing sector of the tech industry. Thus, there are challenges that API companies constantly have to meet. How can the team build the API to shield it from any hack calls made alongside legitimate ones? You can design and code a well-protected API product. Test Your API for Security.

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Facebook Adds 'One-Time Notification' API to Messenger for Business

Social Media Today

Facebook has added a new 'one-time notification' messaging option for businesses to get in touch with customers and update them on relevant info

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Twitter Cuts Off Popular Third-Party Management Tools Due to API Violations

Social Media Today

Twitter looks to have cut off several popular tweet management tools as part of actions to tighten API usage

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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. Because of these few bad apples, these Facebook and Instagram API changes are saying this to ALL third-party tools. Facebook API Changes. Tools’ access to the Facebook Groups API is temporarily suspended. Instagram API Changes.

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Pinterest Opens API Access to Better Facilitate Influencer Marketing on the Platform

Social Media Today

Pinterest is expanding access to its content marketing API in order to better facilitate effective influencer marketing on the platform

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Twitter Says a Now Corrected API Bug May Have Shared Users' Private Message Info

Social Media Today

Twitter has revealed a now resolved security flaw in its API which may have given third-parties access to user data, including direct messages sent

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How APIs Can Transform Your Company

Forbes Social Media

With a thoughtful strategy in place—a strategy that goes beyond a technical imperative—companies can capitalize on several core benefits of APIs

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Coming soon to Sprout: Instagram messaging, via Facebook’s Messenger API

Sprout Social

Instagram engagement is imperative for today’s brands, and we’re working with Facebook to integrate Messenger API, which now provides support for Instagram messaging features. We’re thrilled that Sprout Social is launching Facebook’s Messenger API support for Instagram.

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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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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 ). Developers are allowed to make a certain number of calls per API method, meaning each method can only be called a certain number of times within a given time frame. social autofollow api developers api v1.1

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Twitter Implements New API Restrictions, Which May See Changes to Your Favorite Twitter Apps

Social Media Today

Twitter's implementing new API restrictions, which will see some third party tools lose functionality

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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. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.

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The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear


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. The impact will be felt across the entire Internet, or at least on pages with Twitter buttons installed! This move will eliminate all tweet counts from their Twitter buttons so that people can’t see how […].

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The December 11 Instagram API Changes are Here. Let’s Talk about Them.

agora pulse

In April of this year, I wrote about the Big Facebook and Instagram API Changes that had just been announced. Three of the four changes — restrictions on Facebook Group publishing , Facebook Private Messages, and Facebook Search API) — were soon overturned by Facebook and life returned back to normal. And because Agorapulse is connected to the Instagram Graph API, you’ll also be able to: publish directly to Instagram without push notifications.

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Google Expedites Shut Down of Google+ After Discovery of API Bug

Social Media Today

Google has announced that it will shut down Google+ earlier than expected after the discovery of a new bug

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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. APIs operate on an agreement of inputs and outputs. Programming : Developers use APIs to write software. How APIs Work: A Helpful Analogy. There are Multiple Types of APIs.

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Twitter Continues its Efforts to Fight Spam and Misuse with New API Restrictions

Social Media Today

Twitter continues to crack down on spam and misuse, this time adding new limits to its API access

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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. APIs are SO powerful they update external sites in real time. Klout API is brought into the dashboard to measure influence. social media statistics API Influencers Klout measurement

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


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

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Instagram for Business: What’s Changing with the New API and How to Prepare Your Brand


If there’s been one continuously hot topic for social in 2018, it’s been user privacy. From GDPR to Cambridge Analytica, social networks have had to reevaluate their social data policies… Read More >>>. Marketing Planning & Strategy Social Media

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Facebook API Changes Mean You Can No Longer Auto Post Tweets to Facebook

Social Media Today

You can no longer automatically post your tweets to Facebook, finally ending a major social media curse

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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. eBay offers solution.ebay.com – APIs and widgets that emplower people to do distributed sales and monetize goods and services. In November 2000 they opened up the API and by 2006 had 5 billion API calls a month. Amazon API. Etsy API.

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. Up until “recently”, as Facebook reps weren’t able to give me a specific date that it went live, you used to have to apply to access Facebook’s ads API through a very hard-to-find form on the Facebook Developers website. f8 f8 2015 Facebook facebook ads facebook api facebook platform fbf8 [link

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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. Up until “recently”, as Facebook reps weren’t able to give me a specific date that it went live, you used to have to apply to access Facebook’s ads API through a very hard-to-find form on the Facebook Developers website. f8 f8 2015 Facebook facebook ads facebook api facebook platform fbf8 [link

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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. A nice example of going further than simply creating and releasing an API has been announced by Etsy , the community of makers and sellers of all sorts of items. 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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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 I showed earlier tonight a way you can access on Facebook.com the stream for any particular hashtag without having to have a link to get to it.

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? Social media tools like Agorapulse work because social media platforms (like Instagram) have APIs (application programming interfaces). An app like Instagram doesn’t want to show you everything that’s going on under its hood — so it provides an API that responds only to the requests it allows.

LinkedIn Adds New Audience Insights Through Third-Party Partnerships

Social Media Today

LinkedIn will provide more insights into key audience interests and trends via n expanded API program

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Facebook Rolls Out Data Use Check-Up to Ensure Developers Adhere to Data Usage Guidelines

Social Media Today

Facebook is rolling out its Data Usage Check Up Tool to all developers using its API in order to reduce data misuse

Twitter: Real-Time Analytics And How It Can Help Your Business


Therefore, it is of great value that programmers can use the Twitter API. Twitter API. The way a programme or application interferes or communicates with Twitter is through an Application Programming Interface (API). Programmers use Twitter API to make applications, websites and widgets that interact with Twitter. One of the things you can do with an API as a programmer is to check Twitter updates to search for tweets that match a specific query.

Twitter Provides Access to COVID-19 Related Tweet Dataset to Assist Researchers

Social Media Today

Twitter is providing a new API endpoint which will enable researchers to access the full stream of public tweets about COVID-19

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Growth Hacking: How to Target Ads to the Followers of a Public ("Follow") Profile on Facebook

Stay N' Alive

It involves just a little Graph API knowledge ( see my book to learn! ), use of Graph Explorer, and a Facebook Page for your brand that you can use to create the ad. Using Graph API to Get the User''s Followers The trick involves just a little Graph API (the Facebook developer platform used to get data out of Facebook). Just a side-note: I did notice a bug in Facebook''s Graph API that doesn''t return all of the subscribers.

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How the Internet Enables Marketing’s Story Villains

Convince & Convert

” Couple this with the knowledge that the founders wanted to scrape names automatically from Facebook’s API, and you’ve got a mind-numbingly sociological experiment on your hands—and you’re the subject. Thankfully, the Facebook API won’t allow such activity. And Facebook’s automatic API limits didn’t even stop them. Every good story needs a good villain.

Businesses Can Now Directly Schedule Videos to Instagram

Social Media Today

Instagram quietly added direct video scheduling to its API over the holidays. Here's what you need to know

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


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. For each image in a Pixlee email widget, we use 2 URLs that each hit our email API to dynamically grab a corresponding Image : [link] &photo_count=3&email_type=campaign&widgetType=horizontal&filter_id=<<FILTER_ID>>&esp_user_id={{customer.id}} &esp_campaign_id={{template.name}}.

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 Facebook continues to quietly launch and test new services for both businesses and individuals.

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Facebook Announces New Updates to Help Brands Connect with Customers via Messenger

Social Media Today

Facebook has released its latest Messenger Graph API update, which includes some new options for Messenger brand interactions

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