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. Facebook API Changes. Instagram API Changes.

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The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019

Later

Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!) A post with at least one Instagram hashtag averages 12.6% more engagement than posts without a hashtag. Why You Should Use Instagram Hashtags. The Different Types of Instagram Hashtags.

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. Facebook API Changes. Instagram 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. 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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Developers: Here's How You Access #Hashtags in Your Apps

Stay N' Alive

I showed earlier tonight a way you can access on Facebook.com the stream for any particular hashtag without having to have a link to get to it. I mentioned Facebook would likely release an API for this. Technology social api hashtags graph api hashtag facebook api facebook platform

Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools

SocialFish

For those of you looking for a better way to manage your Twitter chats, Twubs.com just released some new free tools that are also API compliant. Register your chat hashtags and give us the link in the comments so others can find them, please!

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

The Realtime Report

Not surprisingly, the drought has also attracted a dedicated hashtag, #drought12 , with everyone from farmers to the USDA sharing the latest information and strategies on how to cope. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food.

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A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Smart people are posting ideas for new business models based on an open API , lamenting what could have been had Twitter become an API company rather than an advertising company, and raising money to build an alternative realtime feed API.

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.

8 Instagram Analytics Tools to Help You Grow in 2019

Later

3: Keyhole for Instagram Hashtag Analytics. But one thing has remained constant throughout: the importance of Instagram hashtags. How to use Keyhole: Depending on your Keyhole plan, you can track upwards of 25 different hashtags at any given time.

How to Adapt Your Brand for Instagram

Convince & Convert

With a new API and fully operational ad business, marketers have excitedly been testing different types of advertising opportunities on Instagram.

Where to Find Twitter Trending Topics for your Online Marketing

Devumi

For contrast sake, I’ll show you a complete trending hashtag marketing #fail while I’m at it! You’ll rarely find a hashtag that really connects with your brand. This is a fairly exhaustive resource for your Twitter trending hashtag planning and research!

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.” Twitter hashtags are everywhere.

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.

BREAKING: Internet Media Labs Buys Tweetchat – Will Live On as SmartStream

SocialFish

Tweetchat, beloved app of every association for following their own conference hashtags and Twitter chats, confirmed that due to Twitter’s API changes the service would shut down on June 11. The hashtag has gone mainstream,” he said. Remember this ?

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

agora pulse

So, when the Instagram API permitted this functionality, we do everything possible to bring this to our users. (We Instagram API Changes. Instagram Hashtag Search Update. We concluded 2018 with more Instagram API adjustments — this time around dealing with hashtag searches.

Why Am I Shadowbanned on Instagram and What Can I Do About It?

agora pulse

Your content also won’t appear in the Discover section of Instagram or in hashtag searches. The best way to check is to search for a hashtag after you’ve uploaded a post containing it. Did you know that Instagram has banned certain hashtags? Repeatedly Using the Same Hashtags .

Instagram Video Has Come To Agorapulse. Now What?

agora pulse

Now, thanks to a recent Instagram API change, it’s here. Include the hashtags you want to target at this stage, too. Instagram direct video publishing has been one of the biggest requests we’d ever received here at Agorapulse.

[ANSWERED] Troubleshooting Facebook Issues Like “No Photo Description Available” Or Photos Not Displaying

SocMed Sean

This site pays attention to the APIs and services of a lot of major sites, as well as monitoring popular channels like Twitter to see if users are reporting outages. Twitter hashtags can tell you when Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp are down.

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6 Instagram Rules You Kinda Need To Know About

agora pulse

Instagram has a closed API – it doesn’t allow third party apps to post directly to Instagram. Don’t use banned hashtags. Not all hashtags are created equal. Using one of Instagram’s banned hashtags can land you in hot water and ignorance is not an excuse.

27 Instagram Tools Marketers Should Know About in 2019

Hootsuite

It can be hard to keep tabs on trending hashtags and competitors. It’s easy-to-navigate dashboard lets you track and compare the performance multiple hashtags and competitors at once. Display Purposes is a good tool for keeping tabs on which hashtags are most popular.

8 Fun Things to Try on Instagram You Probably Haven’t Thought of Before

Buffer Social

This could be stickers, hashtags, @mentions polls – you name it. In Buffer , we’ve added an alt text option to Twitter content planning, and we’re keen to bring this to other networks as the APIs allow. Hide your hashtags in the feed and in Stories.

Why Yes, We Offer Instagram Direct Publishing

agora pulse

This is a current restriction of the Instagram API that we will follow as a loyal Instagram Partner. Tells you when someone uses your branded hashtag or posts from your geolocation.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible

SocialFish

Coinciding with today’s release, Demographics Pro is sharing a showcase of topical Instagram audience insights, to help demonstrate how marketers can analyze and compare Instagram audiences, as well as people posting photos with hashtags of interest.

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

Optimize Your Captions and Hashtags. Like with your Instagram captions, it’s important to spend a good amount of time researching Instagram hashtags. You can then pick and choose which of these hashtags to add you to your post. Optimize Your Captions & Hashtags.

8 Key Steps for a Successful Instagram Takeover

agora pulse

Create a Branded Hashtag. Creating a branded hashtag for you Instagram takeover is important because it will help you: Monitor the campaign and user posts or comments. Track the performance of the campaign through number of posts to the hashtag, user engagement, impressions etc.

Instagram Stories Analytics: Every Metric You Need to Know

Later

Previously, influencers looked outside the Instagram app for follow/unfollow data, until Instagram’s API changes disabled many third-party apps. Measuring Hashtag + Location Stickers with Instagram Stories Analytics.

10 Hacks to Save Time on Instagram

Later

Automatic publishing for scheduled Instagram Stories isn’t available through the Instagram API, but Later has made it easy to post your stories in seconds. How to Save Time on Instagram Tip #7: Collect and Save Your Best Hashtags. Posts with hashtags get 12.6%

Two Tools to Manage Twitter Chats With Ease

Janet Fouts

If you participate in Twitter chats regularly you’re as sad as I am to hear that Twitter’s API changes made it difficult for some applications to work. Search the directory for hashtags in categories you’re interested in and see past and live discussions.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible

SocialFish

Coinciding with today’s release, Demographics Pro is sharing a showcase of topical Instagram audience insights, to help demonstrate how marketers can analyze and compare Instagram audiences, as well as people posting photos with hashtags of interest.

4 Tips for Driving Sales with Instagram Ads

Socialmedia.biz

In addition, innovative third-party tools have developed solutions that leverage Instagram’s advertising API to allow people to create engaging promoted posts that convert more effectively than conventional ads. To begin with, use hashtags in the text that accompanies your visual content.

Instagram Year in Review: Top Trends from 2018

Later

What about the most popular hashtags of 2018? As we’ve said before , using ultra-popular hashtags isn’t always the best strategy for getting more engagement on your posts and stories. But in 2018, it was the app’s other branded hashtag, #VSCOcam , that took first place!

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

She walks through choosing your subject matter, using hashtags, finding industry experts, and growing a following (for example, by attending relevant tweet chats). Instead you can tag someone in the photo and free up space for more words, hashtags and links.”

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

This is great for users who want to make their streaming more relevant and accurate, however, it is currently limited only to users posting Live videos using the platform’s API. Days of the week hashtags are perfect for Twitter, Instagram, and GooglePlus.

What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. the last tweet chat I was in I posted 435 times in an hour and the conversation was flying so quickly there were over 1,000 tweets with the chat hashtag in that one hour alone.).

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Tagboard uses hashtags to search for and collect public social media within seconds of being posted to networks like Twitter and Facebook. Simply enter a hashtag and tagboard will pull in great content from across the web.

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What Do the New Twitter Rules Mean for Social Media Managers (and Buffer Customers)

Buffer Social

Yoel Roth, API Policy and Product Trust at Twitter. Yoel Roth, who works on API Policy and Product Trust at Twitter, published a blog post about the new rules. Whether you are using a hashtag or not. Keeping Twitter safe and free from spam is a top priority for us.

Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

The video which was pushed on YouTube has gone viral with the hashtag #WhatIReallyReallyWant. – Twitter Ads API Features Audiense. Read about how Audiense has built some of the most complex audience construction and offers social insights using Gnip and Twitter’s Ads API.

9 Instagram analytics tools to help you crush it in 2019

Sprout Social

The platform’s recent surge in popularity coupled with frequent changes to its API makes it difficult to find a reliable, long-term solution. Another key component of Instagram growth is not sucking at hashtags. The platform’s features include competitive hashtag and growth-tracking not unlike that of Sprout. The checkup provides a detailed report including your top hashtag, most dedicated followers and average post engagement.

Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!

Audiense

The video which was pushed on YouTube has gone viral with the hashtag #WhatIReallyReallyWant. – Twitter Ads API Features Audiense. Read about how Audiense has built some of the most complex audience construction and offers social insights using Gnip and Twitter’s Ads API.

Why Am I Losing Instagram Followers?

agora pulse

Instagram states in its Platform Policy that it does not allow other platforms to “use the Instagram APIs to post automated content to Instagram, including likes and comments that were not initiated and entered by an Instagram user.”.

Sneak Peek into Facebook Audience Insights Beta

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Audience Insights API is currently in Beta test with limited partners, as one of those partners, Ignite is going to give you an inside look at what is to come. Top hashtags. Facebook recently made an exciting announcement for marketers.

How To Post From Desktop To Instagram and Stay Out of Hot Water

Socially Sorted

Instagram’s API is highly prohibitive to certain actions including auto-posting and posting directly from desktop computers or laptops. Any tool that gets around the API puts you (and your employer or client or business) at risk of being shut down.