What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

agora pulse

Remember when we social media marketers freaked out over the “ Facebook apocalypse ?” Our newest freakout du jour comes in the aftermath of Facebook and Instagram restricting third-party tool use of their APIs. Facebook API Changes.

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What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

agora pulse

Remember when we social media marketers freaked out over the “ Facebook apocalypse ?” Our newest freakout du jour comes in the aftermath of Facebook and Instagram restricting third-party tool use of their APIs. Facebook API Changes.

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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. In that post, I did my best to calm the nerves of social media marketers who thought they’d be out of a job with these changes.

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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

In some cases, farmers are even beginning to use realtime technologies to connect directly with consumers and create new market efficiencies. Some farmers report that they are now getting more market intelligence from Twitter than from traditional sources such as the USDA.

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Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

Some amazing things have been announced at Facebook’s annual developer conference, F8, going on yesterday and today in San Francisco. That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public.

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How the Internet Enables Marketing’s Story Villains

Convince & Convert

But the founders seem to have all of the details worked out, including linking accounts to Facebook to help promote “integrity features” of the app. Thankfully, the Facebook API won’t allow such activity. Every good story needs a good villain.

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. If it''s a text file that has a Facebook ID on each line of the file it should work.

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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. 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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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.

Facebook testing new tools for business and personal use

The Way of the Web

Facebook continues to quietly launch and test new services for both businesses and individuals. On Monday, they announced that selected news individuals can now integrate real-time information by using either a Public Feed or Keyword Insights API.

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How Facebook Marketing is Changing (And How to Be Prepared)

Buffer Social

Facebook, as a platform, is barely recognizable from the social network that launched to connect Harvard University students in February 2004. And looking ahead, the Facebook of five years from now is highly unlikely to resemble the product that 2.2 Social Media Marketing

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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.

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?

New video features from Facebook

Sherrilynne Starkie

Great video news for marketers! Facebook has announced new features and metrics for its Live API, Watch Parties and within its Creator Studio. broadcast Live videos to more than one online streaming service using the Live API.

23 most followed brands on Facebook in 2019

Unmetric

Facebook has over 80 million active business pages and statistics show that over 2 billion people can be reached through Facebook ads. So it comes as no surprise that brands all over the world vie for their consumers’ attention to their Facebook pages. Top brands on Facebook.

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

Ignite Social Media

on Instagram in July and began rolling to Facebook in certain regions this September. While this isn’t the best news brands have ever had in social media marketing, it’s also no cause for panic. Remember the glorious days of 16% average organic reach for brands on Facebook?

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. Marketing tool for analysis.

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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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.

Cost-Efficient Facebook Marketing for Small Business

Idaconcpts

A key element to making when it comes to any sort of business is marketing. One important channel for spreading the word about your business is Facebook, but how can you use Facebook in an efficient way? Experiment with Facebook Ads.

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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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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.

What Happened When We Tested Four Facebook Ad Comment Tools

agora pulse

Do prospects and customers comment on your Facebook ads? Does Your Facebook Ads Comments Tool REALLY Work? Recently, we heard complaints from Facebook advertisers that their tools were missing some comments made on their Facebook ads.

How to Track Offline Events with Facebook Ads

Jon Loomer

Back in June, Facebook introduced Offline Events , a way to track purchases made in-store or offline after a customer was shown a Facebook ad. When you run Facebook ads, you can track how many people who saw or clicked your ad went to your website and completed a conversion.

Facebook Automated Rules: Automate Ad Maintenance

Jon Loomer

During the past year, Facebook released Automated Rules to the ads API, meaning that it was available to those managing their ads with a third party tool. Managing and monitoring Facebook advertising campaigns is a lot of manual work. Cost per Add Payment Info (Facebook Pixel).

23 most followed brands on Facebook in 2019

Unmetric

Facebook has over 80 million active business pages and statistics show that over 2 billion people can be reached through Facebook ads. So it comes as no surprise that brands all over the world vie for their consumers’ attention to their Facebook pages. Top brands on Facebook.

How to Create Facebook Ads for Instagram Stories

Jon Loomer

Facebook advertisers now have the ability to create ads that reach users within Instagram Stories. Here’s what you need to know… Instagram, as you know, is owned by Facebook. Facebook not only copied it for Instagram Stories but started doing the same for Messenger Day.

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. “

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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. Facebook.

How to Create Call-to-Action Units for Facebook Instant Articles

Jon Loomer

Let’s be honest: Facebook makes a ton of freaking updates. But my excitement level is high for the launch of call-to-action units for Facebook Instant Articles. It’s also great for Facebook, who keeps the user within their app. Facebook is getting the traffic.

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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.

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. Besides banks, what other markets will benefit from this?

Facebook Live: How to Stream a Webinar

Jon Loomer

As the popularity of streaming video with Facebook Live continues to rise, new tools are being provided to marketers. One of the most exciting recent developments is the ability to stream webinars to pages and groups via Facebook Live. This is huge for the marketer.

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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Facebook Website Custom Audience Enhancements: Hands On

Jon Loomer

But that hasn’t been the case with the freshly announced enhancements to Facebook Website Custom Audiences. Facebook advertisers can now create audiences of website visitors by frequency and time on site… Click To Tweet.

Facebook Updates: Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audience Enhancements

Jon Loomer

If you advertise on Facebook, there were a series of announcements made today about features that could improve the effectiveness of your ads. Let’s take a closer look… Facebook has made big updates to Dynamic Ads and Website Custom Audiences.

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Everything Marketers Need to Know About F8 Conference 2017 to Stay Ahead on Facebook

Buffer Social

Ninety-three percent of marketers we surveyed are actively using Facebook for their business. And almost everything that Facebook does to its family of products can have a great impact on marketers. Your secret sauce is Facebook’s F8 conference !

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. However, many marketers are still confused about the implications of this. Implementing the new #Facebook pixel is an easy process with many benefits.

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