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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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. For instance, they are offering a workaround to media companies/publishers to avert this change and claim “link ownership”…yet this option is only available to media publishers.

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

The Realtime Report

farms are turning to Twitter and other social media tools as a support group to share information, gain insights and keep customers informed about changing conditions. Using social media and video to promote it, they generated $10,000 in the first 10 days, as reported by Grist.

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The Current State of Native Social Media Data Capabilities

Ignite Social Media

Native social media analytics capabilities have changed a lot over the past year or so. Other network platform analytics capabilities tend to live in the shadows of Facebook, but there have been some significant improvements in native social media analytics platform offerings recently.

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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. is “little bits everywhere&# – don’t force customers to come to your site, let them do purchase your products on their site, where they are, and let their social network be informed.

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.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

After the slow month of April, May seems to be back on track with every other fast-paced, exciting month in the world of social media. Read “ How Can Businesses Use Facebook Continuous Live Video “ Explore.org uses Facebook Live’s continuous streaming API.

How to Fight For More Social Media Resources In Your Company

Convince & Convert

Social media and the rise of self-serve content requires that we actually attempt to fulfill the decades-old promise of 1:1 marketing – winning hearts and minds a few at a time with unprecedented relevancy and transparency and humanization and speed.

3 Scientific Studies With Real Insight Into Social Media

Convince & Convert

. It’s no secret: social media marketing has a data problem. Despite a growing number of tools available to measure the ROI of social media, many of the claims made by “marketing gurus” in this sector come from the gut. Facebook API data.

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How to Plan a New Product Launch on Social Media: Step-by-Step Guide with Examples

Later

Planning a new product launch on social media can feel daunting, but it’s also a huge opportunity to attract new followers, make sales, and convert your existing audience into customers! Ready to plan your new product launch on social media?

21 Top Social Media Sites to Consider for Your Brand

Buffer Social

Whether you are a seasoned social media marketer , a marketer looking to venture into social media marketing, or a business owner looking to leverage on social media, it’s helpful to know the most popular social media sites around.

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10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process. 1) How long have you been engaged in social networking and/or social media channels? 4) What social networks do you specialize in?

4 Emerging Social Media Platforms To Watch In 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

It’s a good time to take stock of your social media marketing strategies to assess what’s working and where you have room to improve. There is a lot of chatter about emerging social media sites, and where brands should make investments in 2019.

What Do Social Media Management Tools Really Need? 23 Experts Tell Us

agora pulse

Social media management tools are constantly evolving in order to keep up with businesses’ and marketers’ needs. For this blog post, I’ve approached some of the top influencers and bloggers in the social media world and asked them two questions regarding social media management tools.

Social Pros 30 – Eric Schwartzman, Social Media Boot Camp

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 30 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Eric Schwartzman , online social media training provider, entrepreneur and the best-selling co-author of Social Marketing to the Business Customer.

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

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn: LinkedIn opens its publishing platform to all members. Any social media updates that we missed this week?

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

Buffer Social

2019 is here and gone are the days where generating audience engagement on social media was primarily a passive process. But in order to be able to capitalize on this and everything else social media has to offer, you have to know what’s coming!

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How Groupon Integrates Social Media and Customer Experience

Convince & Convert

PaulMatson Tweet This One Playbook for All Groupon started as a local company that became global almost overnight , and this is baked right in to the culture. ” Paul structures his team carefully to ensure Groupon is able to engage on a local level as a global company.

Social Media Monitoring Bookmarks and RSS

Laurel Papworth

When monitoring social media, don’t forget to monitor social media platforms (changes at Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn etc) as well as stuff specific to YOUR industry. The Guardian Social Media section [link] OR [link].

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How Ecycler Used Social Media to Enhance Its Business

Mindjumpers

The challenge for the company was to proactively create awareness and start a conversation between collectors and discarders. To do this, first the company started out with traditional model of cold calling, but this did not prove very fruitful.

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

Ignite Social Media

While this isn’t the best news brands have ever had in social media marketing, it’s also no cause for panic. Nearly 6 years later, total investment in social media marketing has only skyrocketed. Social networks do a tremendous amount of good.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

Firebelly

Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss. Writing Effective Facebook Posts. By Andi Graham What you see in your Facebook newsfeed isn’t magic; it’s controlled by a very important algorithm called EdgeRank.

What New Social Media Management Features Did Agorapulse Release in 2018? [INFOGRAPHIC]

agora pulse

Let’s take a quick break from our planning for 2019 to reflect on the different social media management features that Agorapulse launched in 2018 that helped make managing social media easier and more efficient. First, we add viewable Web reports for Company Pages.

How to Start your Social Media Strategy

Devumi

Your social media strategy is what is going to separate you from the average user who just tweets, shares, and comments whenever they feel like it. With that sorted, your social media strategy will start to become apparent!

Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? So which news sites are getting the most out of their social media efforts?

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Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. social media.

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No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! Look what Fast Company did.

130 most important social media acronyms and slang you should know

Sprout Social

If you’ve been observing social media conversations, you might have come across a ton of lingo or acronyms that take you a while to figure out. Social media acronyms like TFW, TBH and LMK get thrown around very casually in comments, captions and conversations between people.

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Your Constantly Evolving, Constantly Changing Social Media Plan

Stay N' Alive

In a world of "Generation Me", with Millenials being raised on the internet and using technology and social media for most of their lives, marketing, and technology is so much different! It''s for this reason that social networks evolve so quickly.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search A Social Media Scoreboard That Works March 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Clearly, there’s no shortage of data and possible social media success metrics.

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.

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

Convince & Convert

A major component of answering those questions effectively is understanding in which social outposts your customers are concentrated. Companies should follow, not lead, their customers across the social Web. Here are 4 ways to find out where your customers are in social media: 1. Hire a Spy Flowtown and Rapleaf are two of the leaders in the emerging field of social anthropology. Rapleaf is better for larger companies.

Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Identify the Right People to Manage Your Social Media Initiatives Mon, Aug 9, 2010 Government 2.0 , Prof.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Do You “Like&# How I Look In These Jeans? Social curation at work. " Social Media overdose?

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

Ignite Social Media

After listening to the announcements and processing what we believe this may mean for marketers like us in the social space, we’ve distilled it into 3 key announcements and implications for brands. 2) Social Virtual Reality with Facebook Spaces.

Is Brandon Prebynski The Most Eligible Man In Social Media Marketing?

Firebelly

I finally caught up with Brandon who is now working for a secret tech company in San Francisco. Are you a social being in person? Are you the most eligible man in social media marketing? Is it possible to be a completely social business?