What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

Ah, Facebook–that social network I love to hate , even though my career kind of depends on using it. Until yesterday, when you shared a link on Facebook via a page, you had the ability to customize the title, link description and image for that link.

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

The Realtime Report

With a Tweet, Tweet Here, a Video There, … In addition to using Twitter as a realtime information feed, farmers are using video , blogs and Facebook to keep customers in the loop about conditions on the farm, in the hopes that this will keep customers engaged and supportive.

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

Stay N' Alive

I shared earlier on this blog the benefit of using a personal, "Public Profile" on Facebook over a Fan Page on Facebook to personalize the experience and grow your network. Here''s how you do it - let me know if I can help your company or brand do the same!:

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How is Quora Able to Auto-Like Posts on Facebook?

Stay N' Alive

I’ve been contemplating a way to get Facebook like buttons to work with a brand’s own look and feel, so when you like it on a 3rd party site, it automatically likes the same Page (via Open Graph Protocol ) on Facebook.

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How to Drive Business with Your Facebook Strategy

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to driving business value through social media, Facebook should have a spot reserved in your strategy. To ensure your team is extracting maximum Facebook business value for your company, crosscheck the following with your current strategy.

An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

News and content sites are a natural fit for participation and Facebook is encouraging news site adoption by showcasing sites that are already experimenting with it. So I thought I’d take a look at some early examples of Facebook Open Graph integration on news sites.

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Top Five: Do you visit Reddit or Facebook more?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Do you visit Reddit or Facebook more? This week's top 5 must-know news from the world of social media featuring innovations from Facebook, Instagram, Reddit and Snapchat. More Americans visit Reddit than Facebook. Facebook trends disappear from timeline. REPORT.

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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. Facebook is removing metrics they consider “redundant, outdated, not actionable, or infrequently used.” Which Metrics Is Facebook Getting Rid of?

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. Facebook is removing metrics they consider “redundant, outdated, not actionable, or infrequently used.” Which Metrics Is Facebook Getting Rid of?

How is Quora Able to Auto-Like Posts on Facebook?

Stay N' Alive

I've been contemplating a way to get Facebook like buttons to work with a brand's own look and feel, so when you like it on a 3rd party site, it automatically likes the same Page (via Open Graph Protocol ) on Facebook.

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

Mindjumpers

Tweet Being a company present on social networks – such as Twitter or Facebook – the given platform gets an even more important role in the business, when it is possible to analyse the company’s marketing effort. Twitter API.

How fans are using Facebook Reactions and what it means for your brand

Unmetric

Facebook Reactions are finally here. It’s great for individual content, but what does this mean for brands? How fans are using the Facebook Reactions. I looked at 10 of the top Facebook posts (engagement score of 1,000 by Unmetric’s scoring system) from Feb 25 - Mar 05, 2016.

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Facebook Gets Stories and Don’t Count Twitter Out Yet | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Will Facebook Stories Get Users to Create More Original Content? It’s no secret Facebook has been seeing declines in original posts by users on the platform. Taking yet another play from Snapchat, Facebook has been testing Facebook Stories in Ireland.

3 Key Announcements from Facebook F8 and What Social Media Marketers Need To Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook held their F8 Conference last week which is a live broadcast of all the updates and innovations to their platform. One thing that is clear from the Facebook announcements at the F8 Conference – the platform is investing heavily in Augmented Reality advancements.

7 Strategies I’m Pitching for Businesses to use Facebook Places

Stay N' Alive

Facebook Places is the latest and greatest service offered by Facebook that has many Brands raging around how to build a strategy. In addition to what Jolie recommended (which are great tips), here are some of the ways I’m suggesting businesses deploy Facebook Places.

Sneak Peek into Facebook Audience Insights Beta

Ignite Social Media

Facebook recently made an exciting announcement for marketers. Facebook is experimenting with letting brands study people’s posts and comments on the platform. Audience Insights is Facebook’s version of social listening. people on Facebook.

21 Top Social Media Sites to Consider for Your Brand

Buffer Social

This will allow you to maximize your brand reach on social media, engage with the right people , and achieve your social media goals. Does it fit your brand image? Facebook – 2.23 So if you want your brand to be on YouTube, I would recommend reading up on YouTube SEO.).

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Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War? [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Searching the web, I found this interesting infographic by Technobombs.com , which gives a feature by feature comparison of Google+ and Facebook. When Google launched its +1 Button two months backs, there were instant comparisons to Facebook’s Like Button.

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An Insider Look at Reach and Frequency Ad Buying on Facebook

Ignite Social Media

Remember the glory days when your organic Facebook content would reach your audience with no paid dollars behind it? But then Facebook changed up its algorithm again and again and your content started getting fewer and fewer eyeballs on it day after day. “ An Ideal Use Case for Brands.

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Digital Sharecropping – Why Most Facebook Customization is Wasted Effort

Convince & Convert

The time, money, and overall exertion being spent on customizing Facebook fan pages is largely misspent. Just because you CAN replicate much of your corporate website functionality on Facebook, doesn’t mean you SHOULD. Your Facebook fan page is not a collectible automobile.

Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

Facebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users. Originally receiving a flood of negativity towards a standalone messaging app , compared to one simple Facebook app, users seem to be warming to it. So how can these bots work for brands?

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While Facebook is introducing new developments, they are losing sight of the old issues that are mostly “broken&# or that have not yet been addressed. Dear Facebook, I’ve been your buddy since you were open to a handful of select universities and were called thefacebook.com.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Video Ads Expand Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest: Users can now share multiple photos on Twitter via web and the Android app. Facebook.

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Facebook F8 2018: What Marketers Need to Know Ahead of Facebook’s Annual Conference

Buffer Social

F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference, returns this week (May 1 and 2) in San Jose, CA at the McEnery Convention Center. Last year, Facebook wowed onlookers with a range of eye-catching VR features, Messenger updates, and camera upgrades.

Top Five: New Whatsapp for Business

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter have all launched new apps or features this week. WhatsApp Business, is similar to Facebook Messenger and Skype : it helps businesses connect with customers. Facebook updates news feeds to prioritize local news. REPORT.

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How to Use Facebook’s Upgraded Website Custom Audience Pixel

Jon Loomer

Facebook is implementing an updated version of the Custom Audience and Conversion pixels, which is great news. The official announcement from Facebook is too technical for most users, and there isn’t (yet) a clear step-by-step guide explaining how to implement this new pixel.

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Facebook Unveils the Most Powerful Social Ads of All Time

Convince & Convert

If you’ve been thinking Facebook’s Ad Exchange (FBX) as just a source of display, prepare to have your conceptions flipped on their head. It’s a no-brainer that Facebook ads that appear in the News Feed, such as Sponsored Stories, are much more effective than typical display ads.

The Best Time to Post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn

Hootsuite

So, using data from social benchmarking tool Unmetric , we’ve compiled data from 300 brands on social media and divided the results into B2B and B2C industries. That’s regardless of whether you’re a B2B or B2C brand. The best time to post on Facebook. B2B brands.

Image Recognition in Action: Kylie Jenner, Beauty Brands and the Age of User-Generated Content

Talkwalker SM

Brands are constantly aiming to be where the conversation is happening, and consumers are holding the loudspeaker. Social media users decide when, where, and how they want to engage with brands. Why UGC is Powerful for Beauty Brands.

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What You Need To Know About Facebook Offline Conversions

Ignite Social Media

There’s no question that Facebook leads social networks when it comes to innovation, especially when it comes to ad-buying offerings on the network. For years, brands have been looking to tie social media marketing efforts to physical, in-store traffic.

How to Make Your Facebook Ads Convert

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Getting proper return on investment for Facebook advertising can be tricky. When the wrong people click, your conversion goes down and you have to pay Facebook for nothing. What you need to pay Facebook to get potential customers to see your ads is not exactly crystal clear.

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It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

Myrland Marketing

Heck, I even swapped out my branded purple headlines in honor of the big announcement. Note: I didn’t say Facebook is impulsive and nonstrategic…I said seemingly. THE FACEBOOK IPO. Speaking of Facebook… we were, weren’t we? IT’S OFFICIAL!

Facebook Instant Articles: How to Get Started for Business

Rebekah Radice

Wondering what Facebook Instant articles are or why they should matter to your business? While businesses can optimize their website images, reduce server response times, and avoid redirects, Facebook took things one step further. – Josh Roberts, Product Manager at Facebook.

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The complete guide to Facebook listening

Sprout Social

Listening on Facebook is a step up from monitoring and taking action. Review our social listening guide for an overview on social listening and read on to learn how you can apply this practice to Facebook. What is Facebook listening? Facebook listening is taking all of the information you’re given on Facebook, like comments, recommendations and private messages, and identifying trends in them. Facebook monitoring vs listening. Facebook Listening

F8 Recap: 3 Things You Need To Know About Facebook’s Next 10 Years – Guest Blog

Talkwalker SM

The following is a guest blog by founder and CEO of On Base Marketing Justin Lafferty who attended the Facebook F8 conference on April 12. The plan starts with building out Facebook’s ecosystems and grows into building drones, sending satellites to other star systems and virtual reality.

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketers love Facebook. The best place you can place your brand on Facebook is through a Facebook Page (that’s with a capital “P&# , not to be confused with your personal Profile). SEO for Facebook Pages Your Page is visible to search engines!

Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

Facebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users. Originally receiving a flood of negativity towards a standalone messaging app , compared to one simple Facebook app, users seem to be warming to it. The decision to make it standalone does make a lot of sense, since messaging is a big part of people’s lives nowadays and Facebook even bought the domain messenger.com to launch a version for web browsers last year.

Top Five: Changes to social networks come fast and furious

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week we see innovations for brands, advertisers and agencies. New features and functions from Facebook, SnapChat, YouTube, Google and Instagram. F8 2018: Facebook's annual global developer conference. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views.

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

Not every Facebook announcement is memorable. And I’m not even going into virtual reality, branded content, Sponsored Messages ads, developer tools (Account Kit, analytics for apps, Graph API v2.6, Facebook announced a whole lot of stuff.