What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes


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 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.

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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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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.

[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. These accounts will still have access to the data of the latest synchronization, performed before April 4th.

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What’s Next for Social Data Intelligence

Convince & Convert

Today, it is more important than ever to harness the power of technological advancements in a way that empowers companies to easily create actionable intelligence from a large volume of complex social data. What Lies Behind the Concept of “Social Data Intelligence”.

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10 of the Best Customer Data Platforms to Power Cross-Channel Marketing


Savvy marketers looking to gain ground in hotly contested markets will turn their attention to Customer Data Platforms (CDPs). A CDP is a software package that creates a centralized hub for (mostly first-party) customer data. But are CDPs for B2B companies, too?

5 Data-Backed Social Media Trends You Need to Know for 2019

Buffer Social

Which is exactly why today we’re covering 5 data-backed social media trends you need to know to make 2019 your best year yet with social media marketing. 5 data-backed social media trends you need to know for 2019.

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Twitter Changes the Social Data Ecosystem

Net-Savvy Executive

Today''s announcement that Twitter is buying Gnip raises big questions about the market for social media data. Twitter has bought other companies in the social media analysis space— BackType (2011), Bluefin Labs (2013), Trendrr (2013)—but Gnip is a bigger deal.

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


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. Provide data about stream activity.

How Location Data Can Make or Break Your Business

Convince & Convert

Together, they are working to forge innovation in an industry based around location data. They’re out to prove that location data isn’t just some throw-away element; it should rank right up there with employee and customer data. . Location, Location, Location.

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

Stay N' Alive

I encourage each of my clients to, when they have the choice, choose the public profile over the Fan Page for personalities in the company for the reasons I shared earlier. It personalizes the company better, and I think the opportunities to grow organically are stronger.

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Monitoring Your Company’s Brand Online with MutualMind

Bill Hartzer

While these are useful ways to gather marketing and demographic data , you still need to know what people are saying behind closed doors. If you’re looking for a way to find out what people really think of your company, MutualMind , has all the tools you need to do just that.

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

Adam Sherk

Not covered in my examples above is the fact that Open Graph protocol can also provide sites with additional reporting data. Adam is part of the Define Search Strategies consulting team, which is owned by The New York Times Company.

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Why “Hidden Like Counts” Won’t Hurt Influencer Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Similarly, most serious influencer marketing programs are pulling likes (and other data) via API from influencer business accounts, allowing them to compare relative performance. Back in April, Instagram began a test in which they hid the number of likes.

Is Facebook’s Social Graph Beacon 2.0?


With its incredible growth (200 million to 400 million users in the last 12 months), and announcement at its April 21 F8 developer conference of new capabilities, Facebook seems to have become, as Chris O’Brien of the San Jose Mercury News says, “the most important company on the Web.”. The Graph API enables you to integrate the social graph into your site in deep and compelling ways.”. Tags: Social Media beacon F8 Facebook Like Button Social Graph API Beacon

Social Pros 30 – Eric Schwartzman, Social Media Boot Camp

Convince & Convert

Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. It’s our data and we’re going to do what we need to do to protect our intrasite.”

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook plans to restrict data access. Fast on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the world's biggest social network is making changes to how third parties can access data. These include changes to several APIs, Login, search, text history and more. REPORT.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible


With this addition, we fill a data void for marketers and analysts who need to understand brand audiences, as well as justify selection and sponsorship of Instagram influencers.”. Cool Social Tools Featured Industry Insider Useful Data

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

And while LinkedIn’s features remain focused primarily on activity at the individual professional level, the network has added several features for enterprises over the past year, including most recently the Follow Company button for business websites.

Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton

I got a message today about a website that shows the Tweets from some of the executives of the largest companies in America. ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing.

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Koka Sexton

I got a message today about a website that shows the Tweets from some of the executives of the largest companies in America. ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing.

3 Snapchat Announcements Marketers Need to Know

Ignite Social Media

When Snap Games launched they partnered with a few gaming companies, such as Zynga and PikPok. Internal data (Q4 2017 vs. Q4 2018), users have tripled the time they’ve spent watching shows on Snapchat.

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Facebook Changes Hitting Monitoring Platforms

Net-Savvy Executive

Shortly after last month''s announcement of the new Facebook topic data service from DataSift , another kind of change showed up in my inbox: the impending disappearance of Facebook post data from social media monitoring tools. of Facebook''s Graph API (optional until April 30).

Monitoring vs Analytics [Infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In reality there must be hundreds of firms out there doing social media analysis in some form or another but I tried to hit the most popular ones with the single-minded goal of finding a firm that could deliver the most strategic value from the 2+ years of social media data that’s out there.

Important Information Regarding Changes to Instagram’s Application Programming Interface


Effective today, April 4, 2018 , and without advance notice with regard to the immediate implementation of the changes, Instagram deployed changes to their API affecting all users of the Instagram API for access to Instagram data. How does Instagram’s API affect Pixlee? At this time, we ask you to reconnect your company’s Instagram account to the Pixlee platform.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How PRISM could work (maybe)


There’s no direct access to user data. Some companies may maintain systems or software to facilitate delivery. The companies cannot see the queries”. PRISM could be: An established “legal,” contractual relationship between the named companies and the U.S.

What Marketers Need to Know About the Cambridge Analytica News

Convince & Convert

It’s not that marketers’ support the misuse of data—especially for the purposes of spreading false or “less accurate” information to sway an election. But most of us have known that Facebook and Instagram’s business models are all about selling data.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook To Buy WhatsApp, LinkedIn Opens Publishing To All Members

The Realtime Report

Facebook to pay $19 billion for WhatsApp – Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging service WhatsApp; the company will continue to operate separately, and co-founder Jan Koum will join Facebook’s board of directors (The Wall Street Journal).

The People Database: Turn Your Social Audience into Leads


Audience and engagement data is siloed between networks and disconnected from your marketing stack. Oktopost is helping hundreds of companies unlock and use their leads’ social data to enhance marketing programs and accelerate sales-qualified leads. How We Handle Your Data.

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Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

Recently, Twitter has been behaving pretty anti-socially with their data. For a company that is engaged in the business of social media (which means sharing things), they recently restricted how developers can use their API.

The Simple Guide to Creating a Chatbot [ on Facebook, Website, Messenger Apps]


According to a 2017 survey , 57% of consumers like getting information from a chatbot when browsing a company’s website. Retailers and other companies that sell direct to consumers have known this for a while, and the consumer chatbot field is already fairly overcrowded territory.

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Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For a big company account, it’s difficult to actually engage all day long (and all week long, especially if you’re a 9-5 shop). Personally, I think something along the lines of an exportable data set would be excellent, but I’m a digital pack rat.

The Next “Facebook Platform” for the Modern Web, and Why Twitter’s Running the Wrong Way

Stay N' Alive

With the advent of mobile, entire operating systems running on the browser, cloud-based personal information stores and APIs such as Kynetx to manage both user and application data for the user, we are so close to being where we want to be!

Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button

Convince & Convert

Why would they unilaterally remove a beloved (and theoretically useful) feature, when other social platforms – including their nemesis, Facebook – continue to provide share counts in their API, and thus in their icons? Having access to unprecedented data has no net present value.

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. Relevant sessions: The Instagram Graph API – What’s In It For You? Privacy, security, and data at Facebook.

5 Best SEO Tools for Bloggers and Webmasters

The Realtime Report

As soon as you add and enter the URL, its system will fetch the information for that specific domain and retrieve data such as backlinks, broken links, traffic keywords, URLs attracting high visitors, and much more. It’s one of the most sophisticated and robust intelligent API available.

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4 Detective Tricks to Find Your Customers in Social Media | Social.

Convince & Convert

Companies should follow, not lead, their customers across the social Web. Rapleaf is better for larger companies. Add data collection fields for Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin (at a minimum). It's basically an online address book that automatically scans the web, accesses various social graph apis and builds a social profile of all of your contacts. I never experience that issue, and one of the companies I used it at had about 15,000 employees on the roster?

Big Ad News at the Big 3 Social Networks | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Announces New Data Analysis Options for Advertisers. CPG companies will benefit from being able to partner with Nielsen Catalina and they’ll have access to Oracle’s Lift API.

Keep Yourself Alive

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Someone I know was concerned about registering for a website because they were worried about what the company might do with their email address. Yes, this requires some filtering in terms of signal to noise when it comes to usage, but it makes all of my connections "equal" in terms of the raw data. Be leery of platforms with open APIs. open api. Who will protect your rights, your opportunities and your privacy online?

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