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 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.

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.

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

Some F8 events have left marketers disappointed, wanting more. But F8 2016 provided hit after hit after hit to help the publisher. And I’m not even going into virtual reality, branded content, Sponsored Messages ads, developer tools (Account Kit, analytics for apps, Graph API v2.6,

3 Snapchat Announcements Marketers Need to Know

Ignite Social Media

Snapchat has been upping their game lately to stay in the competition making updates to their app to entice marketers to play on their platform. Publish API – lets brands create their own Story and share it to Snapchat’s Discover feed.

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Study Shows: Blog Posts Published on Weekends Get More Social Shares

ProBlogger

If you run a blog featuring professional content, it seems like a no-brainer to publish your content during business hours, on weekdays. In fact, even though only 13% of blogs were published on the weekend, they saw 18% of the total social shares gathered in the study.

Automated Creativity Is Inevitable (And A Good Idea) - Strategy Magazine Column

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You can't throw a marketing professional down a flight of stairs these days without the words "artificial intelligence" tumbling out of their mouth. We've seen a slew of announcements about just how much artificial intelligence is going to be used to replace all of us protein-based, left-and-right-brain-evolved monkeys in marketing today. content marketing. content marketing automation. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog.

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Automated Creativity Is Inevitable (And A Good Idea) - Strategy Magazine Column

Twist Image

You can't throw a marketing professional down a flight of stairs these days without the words "artificial intelligence" tumbling out of their mouth. We've seen a slew of announcements about just how much artificial intelligence is going to be used to replace all of us protein-based, left-and-right-brain-evolved monkeys in marketing today. content marketing. content marketing automation. digital marketing. digital marketing agency. digital marketing blog.

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How to Use WeChat for Business: A Guide for Marketers

Hootsuite

Many non-Chinese brands have used WeChat’s Mini Programs and platform features to break into the Chinese market. Read on for app stats, WeChat marketing strategies, and more. Pay services are now available to users in 49 markets outside of Mainland China.

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

Adam Sherk

This ReadWriteWeb article is a good resource: Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors.

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5 Top Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business in 2019

Pam Moore

5 Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business in 2019. And it’s critical for marketing your business and generating leads. Yes, the wanna be marketing expert word whackers may tell you “marketing funnels are dead.”

5 Top Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business

Pam Moore

5 Digital and Social Marketing Platforms to Streamline Your Business in 2019. And it’s critical for marketing your business and generating leads. Yes, the wanna be marketing expert word whackers may tell you “marketing funnels are dead.”

The 6 Things Marketers Expect from Social Media Management Tools (but don’t have yet)

agora pulse

As with every crowded market, the early players who raised massive VC money dominate the awareness game. It’s just a data dump from the native tool’s API. Offer more support when it comes to deciding on what to publish.

The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)

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At the end of last year, Technology Review published the article, Behind the Numbers of Virtual Reality's Sluggish Debut : "The numbers do not exactly tell the story of a hot new consumer technology debut. I would argue that if you are in the business of a new technology, product or service (or trying to reinvigorate one that has been sluggish in market), think about the true interoperability of it. Think about how technology now spends millions (billions) on the business of APIs.

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27 Instagram Tools Marketers Should Know About in 2019

Hootsuite

With more than two million monthly advertisers on Instagram, marketing with dull tools is not just a waste of time—it’s a competitive disadvantage. Here are 28 tools that will help you harness Instagram’s full marketing power. Make that link count with these Instagram marketing tools.

Shareaholic Becomes a (Top Notch) Content Curator

Webbiquity SMM

Of the more than 200,000 publishers who use Shareaholic tools (such as social sharing buttons at the bottom of this post), the company selected the top 25 bloggers in each of the following seven categories to feature: • Food. Social Media Marketing. Through web browser extensions, open platform APIs, and one of the largest and fastest growing networks of content publishers, Shareaholic reaches over 270 million people across every continent each month.

Social Pros 30 – Eric Schwartzman, Social Media Boot Camp

Convince & Convert

This episode features Eric Schwartzman , online social media training provider, entrepreneur and the best-selling co-author of Social Marketing to the Business Customer. Pinterest has purposefully not published an API precisely because they don’t want to have Twitter’s problems.

Instagram Video Has Come To Agorapulse. Now What?

agora pulse

Instagram direct video publishing has been one of the biggest requests we’d ever received here at Agorapulse. Now, thanks to a recent Instagram API change, it’s here. How to Schedule & Publish Instagram Video with Agorapulse.

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

agora pulse

We start 2018 with a game changer for social media managers — the ability to queue your posts according to publishing categories. Users now can sort their publishing queues according to topic or type. Need your social proof tweets to publish on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays?

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. Facebook is working with news publishers to develop a new way to capture breaking stories and track them through the longer news cycle.

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17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It lets you change permissions around who can actually edit or publish posts and adds an alternative to publishing to writers can submit posts to editors for review. Samir Balwani is a marketing strategist and Director of Member Acquisition for StyleCaster.

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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. Growth Marketing: Best Practices for Getting and Keeping an Audience (12:30 PM PST).

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.

Why Snapchat Memories Will Be Pivotal (And Why Marketers Are So Excited)

Buffer Social

Any photos or videos created for Snapchat can now be re-used, and content from other networks can also be re-published on the platform. In 2015, Snapchat Discover made the network a media destination by providing publishers with a mobile-first way to share editorial content.

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How to Schedule Instagram Posts Through Sprout Social in 6 Easy Steps

Sprout Social

So when are you supposed to sit down, upload an image, write a witty caption and publish Instagram content? However, having ideal Instagram scheduling leads some marketers to invest in multiple social tools. Select the Instagram Account & Publisher. Instagram Publishing

3 Ways Facebook is Killing Your Website | Social Media Marketing.

Convince & Convert

A digital marketing success story. Like a fussy deconstructed salad at a downtown restaurant with ridiculous unisex bathrooms, Facebook wants us to publish in tiny bursts of words, pictures, videos, and single purpose apps, rather than the page-length containers and complicated databases of yore. And Facebook fan pages are often easier for marketers to update than your corporate website, not requiring you to call Gill from IT for his famous “assistance with a smirk&#.

Should You Switch to an Instagram Creator Profile?

Later

Previously, influencers looked outside the Instagram app for follow/unfollow data, until Instagram’s API changes disabled many third-party apps. Influencer Marketing Hub predicts, “We are unlikely to see these features made available to everyday Instagram users.

Why Scheduling Instagram Push Notifications Is a Good Idea

agora pulse

Now we have that option, thanks to Instagram releasing its API last year. Brands and marketers using Agorapulse can now set-it-and-forget-it. You can use the push notification system to take a more hands-on approach in publishing. You Want to Publish Stories.

Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton

ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter?

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

ExecTweet has tapped the Twitter API to give you a peak into what corporate America is doing. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Is Your Executive on Twitter?

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

agora pulse

This does not include Agorapulse, which sends you a notification so you can publish it manually and abides by the terms of service. It doesn’t hurt to give your account some cooling-off time; stop all activity for 48-72 hours as soon as possible before you come back and resume your marketing.

4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever

agora pulse

According to Facebook, the over 1,000 publishers who are using Facebook Instant articles are seeing 20% more clicks and 30% more shares. Additionally, publishers with a blog can monetize their blog by placing ads in Facebook Instant Articles.

A Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing: Get the Playbook That Drives Results for Instagram’s Top Profiles

Buffer Social

We recently launched one of our biggest product enhancements, Buffer for Instagram , to help you plan, track and amplify your Instagram marketing. Everything you need to know to create a killer Instagram marketing strategy for your business. . It’s the marketers dream.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves

The Realtime Report

Twitter says native ads will be available to all MoPub publishers tomorrow – blog posts from both MoPub and Twitter announced that native ads will now be available for all MoPub publishers (TechCrunch).

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Top Five: Do you visit Reddit or Facebook more?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Generation Z is the largest and most diverse generation in US history and Snapchat has published an infographic to explain why this matters for marketers and advertisers. Products and third-party partner integrations that rely on the Trends API will also be removed. REPORT.

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook The Facebook Marketing Bible: 24 Ways to Market Your Brand, Company, Product, or Service Inside Facebook (Inside Facebook): Justin Smith shows how Facebook includes a variety of channels that spread the word in a very in-depth blog post. 9 Reasons You Should be Using and Watching Facebook (Sugarrae): There’s a lot of marketing potential in Facebook, and Rae shows you why. What are Social Media Marketing and Social Media Optimization?

Sneak Peek into Facebook Audience Insights Beta

Ignite Social Media

Facebook recently made an exciting announcement for marketers. 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. Implications for Marketers.

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

Unfortunately, a lot of social media marketers are at a loss when it comes to picking the best app for scheduling Instagram posts! Auto Publish Your Instagram Posts. Before you start scheduling Instagram posts, you need to find out more about your followers and target market.

How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

Socialmedia.biz

How Accelerated Mobile Pages can fuel your mobile marketing strategy. Target audience: Businesses, brands, mobile marketers, digital marketers, advertising agencies, SEO specialists, entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, Web publishers. AMP leads mobile publishing.

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