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 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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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 through 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.

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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.

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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. The other side of the supply chain is becoming more connected to realtime data feeds, too. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.

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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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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. This is a concept in software technology that essentially refers to how multiple applications can interact with and obtain data from one another. APIs operate on an agreement of inputs and outputs.

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

Meltwater

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

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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.

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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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”. The sector is quickly becoming more sophisticated in the way it analyzes, collates, and presents data. Understanding Data Starts with Understanding How It Can Empower You.

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The Current State of Native Social Media Data Capabilities

Ignite Social Media

Facebook, arguably, has one of the most-robust native analytics platforms available providing an overwhelmingly high number of data points. We’ll also call out some pain points and things to keep in mind when you’re exporting data.

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Research-Driven Ideas for Social Data

Mindjumpers

Attending the European Conference of Information Systems in Tel Aviv last week, I was happy to find that areas such as data visualization, predictive analytics, social CRM and ROI etc found their way into the conference. Industries such as marketing now rely heavily on a new field of social data science to make sense of the large quantities of information about their brand community. Facebook data was collected from over 60k users and 1.5m

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. 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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Social Media Analytics – How to Engage With The Data Of Social Media

Mindjumpers

The fierce growth of data and insights on the web has by no means lessened the interest for Social Media Analytics, making the hot topic of today “Big Data” My presentation below is yours for the reading. Slide 8: What is “Big Data”? Slide 9: Social Data – it’s a revolution or at least a high growth evolution. Slide 26: Discussing reporting – What, How, Why and to Whom should the data and insights in the organization be delivered.

What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

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. With this change, links will automatically populate from your site’s meta data and you will not be able to edit the title of the page/article, the description or the image.

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quintly now supports historical data for Instagram Stories

Quintly

However, evaluating the performance of your stories poses a problem: the data for your stories vanish after 24 hours and you cannot retrieve any information via the Instagram API after that time frame.

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BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working

SocialFish

Twitter is changing how users can access data making our service unfeasible. The post BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working appeared first on Social Fish Follow @Tweetchat on Twitter for the latest. Right now, we have no further information, but according to tweets this may affect other chat applications as well. ETA for shutdown, according to @Tweetchat, is June 11. l2myowndevices @ patricksplace we did not pull our service.

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

Mindjumpers

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). Provide data about stream activity.

Ginzametrics SEO Software Integrates with SEOmoz Data

Bill Hartzer

Ginzametrics , an enterprise-level SEO management and analytics software tool, is now integrating with SEOmoz’s Site Intelligence Service API. Through the SEOmoz API, Ginzametrics now provides detailed metrics on more than 58 billion pages and over 617 billion links. Ginzametrics is using the SEOmoz API as a complement to its own intelligence data platform. Ginzametrics presents complex data into actionable recommendations on a page-by-page basis.

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

Oktopost

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. It pools data from multiple sources into a single, unified customer database. By making intelligent connections between collected data points, they create a customer profile. Strictly speaking, Segment is more of a Data Warehouse.

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. While it''s too early to know how things will fall out, the deal changes the shape of the playing field for everyone involved—publishers, data resellers, software developers, and corporate customers. Here''s my initial take on what to watch for: Twitter competitors Twitter isn''t the only data source for Gnip.

Expand the power of social data in your organization with Premium Analytics

Sprout Social

And having data-driven, actionable insights is essential for your success. Data from the latest Sprout Index suggests that 40% of social marketers believe they need a dedicated analyst to make a greater business impact. There is a catch, though: without access to the right data or the flexibility to analyze it, social media’s impact on the organization’s goals is limited, leaving key consumer or competitive intel within only one team’s reach.

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. The release of the WhatsApp business API in August 2018 will continue to be a total game-changer in the industry. With this new API, WhatsApp allows businesses to respond to customers for free within 24 hours.

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). Give your user the "user_subscriptions" permission by clicking on the "Get Access Token" button and checking the box under "User Data Permissions".

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BREAKING: Twitter’s API changes will cause TweetChat to stop working

SocialFish

Twitter is changing how users can access data making our service unfeasible. See message on Tweetchat here. Follow @Tweetchat on Twitter for the latest. Right now, we have no further information, but according to tweets this may affect other chat applications as well. ETA for shutdown, according to @Tweetchat, is June 11. l2myowndevices @ patricksplace we did not pull our service. TweetChat (@TweetChat) May 5, 2013. Implementation

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Growing Privacy Concerns Put Social Networks’ Targeting at Risk

Ignite Social Media

This data greatly benefits social campaigns by providing valuable conversion insights, building audiences of qualified users, and powering conversion-based buying that encourages users to perform a specific action on a site. Facebook’s Solution: The Conversions API.

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. . In This Episode: Why location data should matter to you. There was no guarantee that they would accept your data to change it. Location, Location, Location. Jeffrey K.

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Top five: The ethics of kids and tech

Sherrilynne Starkie

It includes Facebook for publishers, Google Data Studio, auto tweeting, Youtube aspect ratios and a discussion of tech industry ethics in targeting children. Google launches three new ways to tell data stories. Explorer cuts time in poring over data.

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Tips To Improve Performance in Google Shopping

Social Media Marketing

Actually the competition in this channel is pretty low due to the large volume of work involved in developing the product data and then maintaining that data. Develop High Quality Data In order to develop a high quality data feed you have to concentrate on 3 factors – perfection, applicability & fine points. Look for Authentic Source for Your Data In order to improve quality keeps data fresh.

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The Sprout Data Pipeline: NSQ and Beyond

Sprout Social

One engineering challenge we face at Sprout Social is the diverse ways our customers want to access their social data. Both of these areas of our application have different querying requirements, yet each system needs to be sourced from the same upstream data. In order to power these diverse indexing and querying needs, we built a data pipeline to service all these different backend systems. Independent, on-demand access to data. Data replay for backfilling data.

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.

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Is Facebook’s Social Graph Beacon 2.0?

Socialized

The most far reaching announcement is the introduction of what is called the Social Graph API, a convention that allows developers (anyone with a Web site or a blog) to easily embed “Like” buttons and other functions on their sites, allowing users to “bring” their Faceboook identities wherever they go on the Web, outside of Facebook’s walled garden. The Graph API enables you to integrate the social graph into your site in deep and compelling ways.”.

What Brands Get Wrong About Local Marketing Strategy

Convince & Convert

Since December of 2015 , we have seen Google become more deeply involved in helping brands manage their location data in a seamless way. The Google My Business API rollout has been a welcome development to more quickly and efficiently keep Google listings updated. For multi-location organizations, accurate and updated local data in each market where the brand has a presence is absolutely critical. However, the Google My Business API can currently only take marketers so far.

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

Stay N' Alive

I’m not going to cover this now, but I have a hunch that you’ll even be able to advertise with this data in the future, so it’s to your benefit to try to own these venues that people are checking into on Facebook.

Paypal Launches “Embedded Payments” Platform for Easy Integration Onto Any Website

Stay N' Alive

We are in a new era of APIs. We’ve gone beyond the era of backend, REST-based APIs that you have to write communications code to pull the data and then formulate the front-end to look the way you want. Tags: Technology platforms social api embedded Om Malik paypal payvment

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. 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.” They can search “clearer background”, the meta data is there.

How to Get a User’s E-mail With Facebook Messages, and Why it Doesn’t Matter

Stay N' Alive

Facebook actually makes this very easy with their Graph API – in fact, you don’t even have to be a programmer to do it (although a little programming skills will make it easier). Facebook makes a base set of information available to any application that wants the information, without that individual user actually having to get that data. So, the key piece of information you should be interested in is the “link&# value in each user’s profile data.

How to do data management right.

SocialFish

ASAE’s Technology Council appointed a task group to focus on data analytics this year. Big data was the hot topic at last year’s Association Technology Conference but it was clear that most associations are failing to follow even the most basic best practices for data management. However, we now have great tools, built-in application interfaces (APIs) as “data hooks,” and relatively inexpensive ways to make meaning from data stored in multiple places.

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Migrating From Magento To Shopify

The Realtime Report

Follow this simple guide to complete the process with a data migration tool in just three simple steps. Copy the Shopify store URL, provide the API key and password, that information can be taken from back-end. There you can look at your API account or set up a new one to get the key. Remember that all evaluations must be set to read permission, helping your data to be transferred from Magento to Shopify. Migrating From Magento To Shopify.

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Important Information Regarding Changes to Instagram’s Application Programming Interface

Pixlee

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?

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. The search functions of the API that developers use to monitor public posts in Facebook are going away at the end of April, and the notices and workarounds are going out to customers now. of Facebook''s Graph API (optional until April 30).