Twitter and Facebook Both Quietly Kill RSS, Completely

Stay N' Alive

Last year I shared how Twitter was moving more and more towards a closed, less-standards oriented model of sharing content as they upgraded their design to bring more people to the Twitter.com website. The link to the RSS in the profile page metadata (ie.

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Research-Driven Ideas for Social Data

Mindjumpers

Sebastian Wagner presented several techniques for facilitating a “virtual neighborhood watch” by investigating crime-to-Twitter relationships in cities. This primarily demonstrated the extent to which Twitter activity reflects social activity.

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

Buffer Social

Alt text is metadata that helps computers recognize what an image is all about. 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. Heather-Mae on Twitter. Dave on Twitter.

The Four Locations of Social Media

Net-Savvy Executive

Location of the account Look at an account on Twitter, Facebook, or other social network. It's accuracy depends on the account owner, which is why you see so many Twitter accounts located in "Earth" or something similarly uninformative. Do you put social media data on a map?

Here’s what you need to know about the Google+ shut down

Sprout Social

Since this bug was affecting the platform’s Application Programming Interface (API) and some of its users, the company decided to expedite the shutdown. While most social strategies focus on major social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, some marketers also include Google+ as well. If you own or moderate an engaged community on the platform, make sure you download your community metadata using the instructions given previously.

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

PLEs are meant to simplify managing these artefacts, creating meaning through aggregation, linking and metadata tagging (eg comments, keywords). These allow custom extensions, which may pave the way for the development of open APIs for connection by PLEs. APIs ) available.