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Instagram Rolls Out New Messenger API for Businesses

Later

Good news for business owners: Instagram’s Messenger API will be rolling out to all businesses! With a new Messenger API for Instagram, businesses will be able to streamline their customer service tools, be more efficient, and build trust with their community. .

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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.

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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. moderation rules for easier community management. Down the road, we’ll be able to tap into other features that the Instagram Graph API provides.

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How Facebook Messenger is Evolving for Customer Service and Sales Activation

Later

The Release of the Messenger API for Instagram: To provide one place to manage all your customer communications on Instagram and Facebook. Facebook Releases the Messenger API for Instagram. Get all the details about the Instagram Messenger API and how to access it here !

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Google+ Communities Yay or Wait and See?

Janet Fouts

I don’t know about you but I’ve gotten more than a dozen invitations to Google+ communities in the last couple of days. In case you’re not aware of what that means, Google+ launched a new feature, Google+ Communities on Dec 6. Here’s a video from Google on what these new communities are all about: What Do Google+ Communities Offer My Business? Add to that the very important fact that anyone can create a Google+ Community.

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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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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.

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A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Over the last month, the long-suffering Twitter developer community has been wracked by a series of “ menacing ” and “ ominous “ announcements from Twitter indicating that the company plans to introduce even stricter guidelines, with further restrictions on services that are similar to Twitter, allow people to write and publish tweets, or move people to non-Twitter web sites.

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How The World’s Top Fitness Brands Are Building Social Community To Grow Their Business

Pixlee

Intensely passionate communities have formed around types of exercise and activities, and members share details of every training session and achievement across all forms of social media. Community is a competitive advantage because members encourage, motivate, and help one another. I spoke to executives from several top fitness brands to get an understanding of how they are maximizing the potential of social community. Community Needs To Be Part Of The Company’s DNA.

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Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth

Our open technology platform is well known and Twitter APIs are already widely implemented but this is a different approach because we’ve created something incredibly simple. Rather than implementing APIs, site owners need only drop in a few lines of javascript. I’m not a hundred percent sure what @anywhere offers that current widgets don’t already offer – a Twitter created widget rather than a 3rd party developer widget created from the Twitter API.

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

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News Sites by Adam Sherk on April 26, 2010 There has been a lot of news and reaction around Facebook’s new additions to the Facebook Platform: Social Plugins, the Open Graph protocol and the Graph API. Consider the impact that Facebook Open Graph protocol integration will have on your existing on-site community features and social functionality.

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Social Pros 30 – Eric Schwartzman, Social Media Boot Camp

Convince & Convert

This crazy API pronouncement and, “You must make everything look the way we make it look,” and, “If you don’t want to do it the way we want to do it, we’re going to revoke your access.” Pinterest has purposefully not published an API precisely because they don’t want to have Twitter’s problems. We’re pretty cozy with a number of folks on the biz dev team and the API team.

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Winners of Mashable Awards

Mindjumpers

Mashable Awards is made to recognize the best online communities and services, and it was hosted by comedian Baratunde Thurston. Best Use of an API: Qwitter Client. Technorati Tags: baratunde thurston , Cirque de Soleil Zumanity stage , communities , event , January 6 , Las Vegas , Mashable Awards , Mashable Awards Gala , services , Winners. Tweet The 6th of January, Mashable held the event of Mashable Awards Gala.

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Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

Thanks to their highly advanced Send/Receive API, these bots are able to reply with actual structured messages, including links, images, hotel reservations, the weather etc. App Community Management Customer service Facebook Marketing & Communication bots chatbots chatterbots customer service instant messaging service messenger robotsFacebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users.

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Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

Thanks to their highly advanced Send/Receive API, these bots are able to reply with actual structured messages, including links, images, hotel reservations, the weather etc. App Community Management Customer service Facebook Marketing & Communication bots chatbots chatterbots customer service instant messaging service messenger robotsFacebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. Online Communities social media exit strategy iGoogle online community shutting down social media monitoringI teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on.

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How Groupon Integrates Social Media and Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

His community managers are in charge of optimizing content and pushing it out to various channels, while a whole editorial staff creates content. Nick points out that using Twitter’s API to build an intuitive experience for the user is not necessarily straightforward and gives props to Sony for creating such a usable app. Tweetable Moments Any platform that we activate on, we will measure the living daylights out of it.

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3 Snapchat Announcements Marketers Need to Know

Ignite Social Media

Right now, it’s open for early access into the program and there are four features you can apply for: Community Stories API – allows brands to search public Snapchat Stories and display their favorites on their app. Publish API – lets brands create their own Story and share it to Snapchat’s Discover feed. Snapchat has been upping their game lately to stay in the competition making updates to their app to entice marketers to play on their platform.

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Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton

ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. Created by Federated Media, in partnership with Microsoft, ExecTweets is a platform that aggregates the tweets of top business execs and empowers the community to surface the most insightful, business-related tweets. Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter?

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Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. Created by Federated Media, in partnership with Microsoft, ExecTweets is a platform that aggregates the tweets of top business execs and empowers the community to surface the most insightful, business-related tweets. Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter?

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Digital Sharecropping – Why Most Facebook Customization is Wasted Effort

Convince & Convert

Jeff Widman of Brand Glue (a Facebook fan page management company) has studied this phenomenon by mining Facebook API data, and found that 99.5% Tags: Social Media Marketing Social Media Staffing and Operations brand communities facebook social media ROI brand glue edge rank edgerank facebook apps facebook customization facebook success metrics facebook tabs jeff widman Mari Smith North Social social media success metrics Tweet Part 3 of a 3-Part Rant.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Twitter never ever seems to reveal numbers – members, time online, API calls, ditched accounts – so a nice big expensive report would probably sell very well. API widget economy provide a platform for Amazon to empower Twitterers to sell books to each other via API.

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Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

Laurel Papworth

Monetizing Online Communities (13). API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (4). Online Communities blogs revenue social media social networks AOL blog huffington post Monetization Money social media revenue soldTags: AOL , blog , blogs , huffington post , Monetization , Money , Online Communities , revenue , revenue , social media , social media , social media revenue , social networks , social networks , sold.

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Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney, Australian Film and TV School, Metro Film School and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. Students will develop strategies on how to monetize their customer communities.

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iOS 14 Resources for Facebook Advertisers

Jon Loomer

Can Conversions API help replace the data lost from iOS 14 opt-outs? I conduct weekly strategy sessions with my PHC – Elite community to help answer advertisers’ questions and set them up for success (this week we had two!). GO HERE TO JOIN MY COMMUNITY.

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How to Use Pinterest Idea Pins for Creative Storytelling

Later

According to Pinterest , this new feature will empower anyone to “create inspiring content and better interact with their audiences, building more engaged communities directly on Pinterest.”. NOTE: Pinterest Idea Pins are currently not available to schedule with Later due to API limitations.

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Facebook Filed for a Trademark on the Word Meta. You Should See the Description.

Bill Hartzer

On October 28, 2021 Facebook filed for a trademark on the word Meta. Of course, that’s not surprising, since Facebook announced that they are changing the company name to Meta. If you go to the website meta.com you’ll be redirected to this web page on Facebook.com.

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HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which is Better?

Oktopost

REST API. Robust and highly customizable API. Excellent API but lacking some form functionality. SOAP API. ?. API documentation. Community. HubSpot Community. Marketing Nation Community. Marketo has robust APIs, that ensure it integrates easily with multiple marketing tools to maximize their joint potential. Sparta vs Athens: Which was the greatest empire?

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Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

The State of Community Management in 2011. By Kate Williams We’ve been spending some time with this fantastically thorough report from The Community Roundtable since its publication last week, and unsurprisingly it’s filled to the brim with goodness. Using Tools & APIs To Track Your Social Media Strategy. Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics.

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AR Filters Are Coming to Video Calls on Facebook and Instagram

Later

They’re a fun, easy, and creative way to build community and bring awareness to your brand. Later’s AR filter was an easy way to build a sense of community for guests attending the virtual event while also increasing our brand’s visibility.

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Social Media Revenue: Huffington Post TechCrunch Valuations

Laurel Papworth

Currency itself has no inherent value except what we, the community/nation, put on it. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (11). Tags: Monetization Money Online Communities blogs revenue social media social networks 24/7 Wall St huffington post Silicon Alley Insider techcrunch Huffington Post and TechCrunch both have high valuations ($100m+). Yes, Virginia, social media and blogs CAN make money. Will 2010 see the further rise of social media proprietors?

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Monetizing Facebook: Dollar Value of Facebook Fan

Laurel Papworth

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (12). Tags: Facebook Online Communities social media social networks Australia cpm Marketing Monetization revenue ROI value An interesting way to calculate Return on Investment (ROI) of a Facebook Fan Page. Sorry Brand Page. and we don’t Fan brands anymore, we like, Like them. Facebook Fan Valuation Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg. What’s the value of a Facebook Fan? – a question we are asked every day.

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

Buffer Social

Facebook recently opened up Instagram’s API for the first time, enabling Instagram business profiles to schedule Instagram posts , view analytics and more. At F8, I expect we’ll learn a lot about the future of Instagram’s API and how Facebook will look to better serve business users and differentiate between business and personal profiles on Instagram. Relevant sessions: The Instagram Graph API – What’s In It For You?

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The Importance of Diversifying Your Paid Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Reddit uniquely has Subreddits where we’re able via advertising to tap into communities we wouldn’t typically be able to reach. More Information About Facebook & Instagram Ads: Tips for Implementing the Conversions API Facebook iOS 14 Resource Hub.

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How To Use Instagram DMs For Business [Free Templates Included]

Sprout Social

Plus, there’s a positive perception of brands on Instagram: According to a Facebook survey , people say they recognize brands on Instagram as popular (78%), relevant (74%) and committed to building community (72%). Building a community and loyal customers requires two-way communication.

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5 Best SEO Tools for Bloggers and Webmasters

The Realtime Report

At Moz blog, you can enjoy free SEO resources, case studies, and ask questions from the real user community. They also offer API which is commonly used by developers and other services to design their own tools such as KWFinder which uses their API for Citation and Trust flow metrics. It’s one of the most sophisticated and robust intelligent API available. 5 Best SEO Tools for Bloggers and Webmaster.

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Sprout Social Announces New Integration with WhatsApp Business

Sprout Social

The integration of WhatsApp messaging into the Sprout platform will enable our customers around the world to deliver seamless, high-quality experiences to their customers and communities at scale,” said Andrew Caravella, VP of Global Partnerships at Sprout Social.

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How to Host an Instagram Giveaway: A Step-by-step Guide

Later

With the right strategy, you can reach thousands of potential new followers — all while building a stronger sense of community around your brand. Instagram giveaways are a powerful tactic for encouraging engagement from your community and reaching new audiences.

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Alternative: Facebook Groups App Gone – Sep 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth

I’m guessing the Facebook API still lets you use other solutions like Hootsuite, come Sep 1? In the good news, it’s not because Facebook aren’t interested in groups anymore – with Group analytics/insights/measurements, Group Admin badges and connecting Group communities to Facebook Business Pages, Groups aren’t going anywhere. Facebook Groups builds community and brings people together in personal, practical, and powerful ways.

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Spy on Your Facebook Competitors with HyperAlerts

Convince & Convert

The great thing about companies widely publishing APIs in this age of collaboration is that crafty third-parties can develop tools and features that the developers of the “mother ship&# forgot. But now that Twitter is clamping down on API access and trying to have their cake and eat it too, the next frontier for API-driven frosting is on Facebook. Want to know whenever your competitors are being criticized by their community?

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How to Stay on Top of Facebook Ad Comments (Without Losing Your Mind)

agora pulse

In the event that you get Facebook dark post comments that are inappropriate or go against your community rules, you can also easily hide or delete those comments.). Want to respond to Facebook dark post comments? We’ll show the best ways to do this, so you can get started today !

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What Marketers Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica News

Convince & Convert

Here’s what’s effective immediately: They have shut down part of the Instagram API. They are limiting the data available from (or requiring user approval for access to) Facebook’s Events, Groups, and Pages APIs, plus Facebook Login. There is a new API access coming, says Facebook/Instagram, so while some functionality may return, it may not return in a significant way. If you work in the world of marketing, the Cambridge Analytica news didn’t exactly shock you.

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Top 7 Social Media Competitor Analytics Tools For Marketers And Agencies 

Keyhole.co

Connects all social media platforms: By connecting with the APIs of social platforms, it updates all the metrics, thereby eliminating the need for manual data entry. From community management to customer support, the tool reduces response time and personalizes responses.

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