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

The Realtime Report

As a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days – CNN reported on this as early as 2009. A group called Open Food is collaborating on an open source API to share data about food. Social Media Case Studies #AgChat #drought12 agriculture API crisis management crowdsource education farm farmers food open food open source

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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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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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5 Things You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile Changes

Convince & Convert

It’s been nicknamed “Mobile-geddon.” There are two major changes at play in Google’s recent move to favor mobile: First, Google will adjust its search results order to favor mobile-friendly sites. Second, apps will be discoverable in mobile search results with deep links driving new app downloads. With about 60% of online traffic coming from mobile, it is no surprise that Google is making moves to cement mobile as king.

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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. A lot has been said about Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) and how it affects business owners, startups and digital marketers. Google is placing more and more emphasis on speed and mobile friendliness. Mobile Tools

Spotzot Launches SpotAds, Claims Realtime Mobile Offers Get CTRs Up To 70%

The Realtime Report

As of a year ago, only 40% of mobile ad campaigns involved some kind of targeting. Many companies are working to change that ratio–making it easier for advertisers to target mobile consumers based on their demographics, location and previous behavior. The company claims that its SpotAds, which officially launched today, are 40% to 70% more effective than traditional mobile ads. Have you started experimenting with targeted mobile offers or ads?

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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. Stay tuned for more stormy weather as Twitter reveals further details — you can’t build a walled garden these days without a little API Darwinism.*.

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

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Coca-Cola 's global senior digital director, Mariano Bosaz , recently did an interview with AdWeek during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Does anyone in your business use or have access to Amazon AWS APIs , Google Cloud ML APIs , IBM Watson Bluemix APIs and Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs ? mobile. mobile world congress.

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Social Media News Ticker: Facebook To Buy WhatsApp, LinkedIn Opens Publishing To All Members

The Realtime Report

Facebook to pay $19 billion for WhatsApp – Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging service WhatsApp; the company will continue to operate separately, and co-founder Jan Koum will join Facebook’s board of directors (The Wall Street Journal). Facebook tests mobile “Highlights”, a cheat sheet to your friends’ lives – last week Facebook released its 7.0

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.” Pinterest has purposefully not published an API precisely because they don’t want to have Twitter’s problems. We’re pretty cozy with a number of folks on the biz dev team and the API team.

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

Stay N' Alive

Here’s where a little API knowledge is helpful, and why you’re going to want to read my next book that comes out in a few months. We could maybe even feature some of those on our main corporate website using Graph API. You can browse this manually or use the Facebook Graph API to tally it automatically for you (with very little effort).

3 Snapchat Announcements Marketers Need to Know

Ignite Social Media

Ad Kit provides developers with access to their Snap Audience Network as well as bringing Snap Ads (their mobile ad format) to their apps. Right now, it’s open for early access into the program and there are four features you can apply for: Community Stories API – allows brands to search public Snapchat Stories and display their favorites on their app. Publish API – lets brands create their own Story and share it to Snapchat’s Discover feed.

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Winners of Mashable Awards

Mindjumpers

Best Use of an API: Qwitter Client. Best Mobile Device: iPhone. Best Mobile Game: “Angry Birds”. Best Mobile App sponsored by Mobile Future : DriveSafe.ly. Best Mobile Platform: Android. Best Mobile User Experience: eBuddy. Tweet The 6th of January, Mashable held the event of Mashable Awards Gala. It is the 4 th annual Award show, and it was held at Cirque du Soleil Zumanity stage, Las Vegas.

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

The Realtime Report

LinkedIn opens ad platform, launches API for new marketing partners – last Thursday LinkedIn unveiled two new programs, the Sponsored Updates API and Content Partners, which helps marketers sponsor high-quality content (AdWeek). Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin and Pinterest: Facebook.

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Location Tracking Ban on COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

Tweaklibrary

Apple & Google are undoubtedly the biggest mobile operating system players who capture more than 98% hold on the market. To further this cause, Apple and Google will be launching a comprehensive solution that includes application programming interfaces (APIs) and operating system-level technology to assist in enabling contact tracing. After hitting the modern world with the strongest pandemic it has ever seen, COVID-19 isn’t stopping still.

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How to Publish Instagram Stories From the Desktop

agora pulse

But, just as with normal Instagram posts initially, Stories were designed to be shared only from your mobile device … and only at the moment you wanted to share. (No There is some hope that Instagram will release API functionality that permits direct publishing and scheduling of Instagram Stories via third-party tools—but that’s not an option today. You need to either send content to your mobile device and publish manually or use a third-party tool like Agorapulse.

PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

SocMed Sean

Apart from the lack of drama, the other very important limitation that has hampered Google+ is the fact that the don’t offer an inbound API that allows popular social media tools like Hootsuite, Buffer and IFTTT to publish content to a Google+ profile or page. The fact that Google+ doesn’t have a useful inbound API (I recognize they have a very limited one) makes Google+ more of a timesink than any of the other networks that I can manage from within Hootsuite, Buffer and IFTTT.

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4 Emerging Social Media Platforms To Watch In 2019

Social Media Strategies Summit

Kik, a cross-platform mobile messaging app. Kik is a cross-platform mobile application used for instant messaging. How marketers can use it: As with other messaging platforms, Kik’s API allows brands to create automated bots to manage client interaction. Both marketers and consumers are jumping on the video bandwagon: 87% of marketers are using video in their campaigns and 90% of customers say video helps them make buying decisions ( Mobile Monkey ).

Keep Yourself Alive

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Technology, connectivity and the great untethering of our society as we become more and more mobile is our own, personal responsibility. Be leery of platforms with open APIs. mobile. open api. blog breadcrumbs connectivity data digitalchannel facebook flickr google government mobile onlineprivacy openapi personalengagement personalinformation privacy publishing technology tweet websiteWho will protect your rights, your opportunities and your privacy online?

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What You Need to Know About Advertising on TikTok

Likeable

TikTok, the short-form mobile video app that’s popular among Gen Z , is rapidly growing its incredibly young user base and marketers have been waiting for the platform to offer advertising options. More self-service options and API integration are in the works, but TikTok currently does not have solid release dates announced. Food delivery service Grubhub tried this during TikTok’s testing phase to run a mobile app install ad.

Instagram Sharing for Advocates

Oktopost

Similar to our Facebook advocacy sharing, Instagram API only allows native posting. But we’ve built a seamless workflow that will take your advocates from the Oktopost mobile app right to Instagram’s native share screen where they can choose between the Story and Feed options. Today is the day: we’ve added Instagram to the Oktopost employee advocacy platform.

4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever

agora pulse

Facebook Instant Articles are all about providing a media rich experience that doesn’t slow down on mobile phones. While video and slideshows have always have an advantage, they often lost that advantage on mobile because of slow loading times and other mobile specific issues. That means this is an Instant Article and the mobile upload time will be super fast. The express purpose of Facebook Instant Articles is improving mobile experience. Mobile matters.

Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch

The Realtime Report

YouTube ends public RSS feed of user subscriptions – YouTube’s RSS feed link was a great way to keep track of YouTube subscriptions, but the site’s new data API shows a “403 Forbidden” error when users now try to add the publicly accessible feed of new subscriptions from any YouTube account (NDTV Gadgets).

Facebook Gets Stories and Don’t Count Twitter Out Yet | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Facebook Stories will put disappearing photos at the top of the mobile app, prominently above the newsfeed. This week, they announced plans to expand their Periscope Producer API to allow professional broadcasters the ability to connect directly to the platform for live streaming. 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.

Why Scheduling Instagram Push Notifications Is a Good Idea

agora pulse

Now we have that option, thanks to Instagram releasing its API last year. If you want to enable push notification scheduling, you can choose to “Send to the mobile app” when creating your post, and then choose the mobile owner (i.e., You either have to go through the manual process or create a new post for a new time and ensure it’s not set to be sent to your mobile app.

2012 Google I/O - Is This the 2007 Facebook F8?

Stay N' Alive

As the first Google I/O with the Google+ Team, and a serious read/write API yet to launch, I predict we are about to see an explosion of social apps at a level we haven't seen since Facebook's F8 Conference in 2007 when they launched their platform to the world. Let's look first at the original APIs for both. Some may not be aware of this, but previous to Facebook's 2007 F8 conference, they too had an API very similar to the state of Google+'s API today.

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 New Mobile App. The infrastructure of our mobile app ( iOS and Android ) gets an overhaul to now support a host of features we release. (If If you haven’t been on the mobile app lately, you should. Instagram API Changes. We concluded 2018 with more Instagram API adjustments — this time around dealing with hashtag searches.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Video Ads Expand Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Pinterest unveils new tech to become more measurable for brands – Pinterest has opened its platform to third-party developers for the first time, opening up a business insights API that will help marketers see how pins are performing (AdAge). Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest: Users can now share multiple photos on Twitter via web and the Android app. Facebook.

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Best GPU Benchmark Software for Windows 10

Tweaklibrary

The graphic card benchmark supports all the industry-standard and vendor-specific APIs including OpenGL, OpenGL ES, Vulkan, Metal, DirectX/Direct3D and DX12. From mobile phones (Android or iOS) to your desktop PC, you can use 3DMark benchmark that’s specifically been designed for your device.

[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. If you’re at home on a PC that doesn’t have a WiFi adapter, then you can always check to see if Facebook is experiencing issues using your mobile device.

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What If Twitter Did Buy TweetDeck?

Waxing UnLyrical

Writing for PC Mag , Lance Ulanoff was less than happy about this : “Twitter’s grown tired of all the third-party tools built on its API back; not because there’s anything inherently wrong with these tools, but because Twitter’s long-term strategy requires as many eyeballs as possible on its own home-grown Twitter services and tools. According to this article , 58% of tweets come from official Twitter apps; be that mobile or the homepage. Rumors ran rampant.

A Pretty Awesome Way to Schedule Instagram Posts

agora pulse

We have a way to schedule posts to Instagram from your desktop or mobile device. Since Instagram is primarily a mobile app, you’ll have to use the Agorapulse mobile app ( Android , iOS ) to start your magic. This is especially handy for managers and clients who aren’t that mobile friendly.). Once I’m notified on your mobile app, I simply press “publish” and I’m taken to a very familiar looking Instagram screen.

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. When an application like Hootsuite, Tweetdeck or a mobile Twitter app like Tweetbot checks your account on Twitter, it’s what is called an “API Call” This does NOT include the number of messages you send through these tools, only the number of times the tool hits the Twitter server to check for more.

Facebook Live Video: The Complete Guide to Live-Streaming for Business

Hootsuite

All you need is a mobile device — and the right steps of course. How to create a mobile Facebook Live video from your business page. Open the Facebook app on your mobile device. How to create a mobile Facebook Live video from your personal profile. Open the Facebook app on your mobile device. Facebook Live videos can be up to eight hours long if you’re recording on desktop or four hours long on mobile. Do I have to broadcast from a mobile device?

Twitter for Business

SocialFish

The new business site provides information about Twitter features and tools – for example, how to use mobile to communicate with customers ( Fast Follow ) and how to share content on the web ( Tweet Button ). I really like the simplicity of their best practices page and their glossary , and there are case studies (obvious ones, but still), info on API integration , and more. Twitter has revamped their resources for business, specifically their Twitter for Business website.

Social Media Updates: July

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This is great for any business that uses local awareness ads to drive walk-in business as it will help measure the conversion from social or mobile ad campaigns. In-Store, Meet Mobile: New Ways to Increase and Measure Store Visits and Sales. 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. Periscope Live Button on Mobile Twitter Apps!

How to Monitor Comments on your Instagram Ads (and why it’s crucial to do so!)

agora pulse

The beauty of Instagram ads is that they are a great way to get leads and generate traffic to your website, your landing page, or your mobile app from Instagram. For some industries or products, like mobile apps, Instagram ads perform better by giving a cheaper cost per download. It took us two months to build that new feature based on the hard work we’ve been doing on the Facebook ads API. It’s a limitation of the Instagram API).

Is Brandon Prebynski The Most Eligible Man In Social Media Marketing?

Firebelly

He’s most recently fascinated by video, mobile, and analytics. From custom app development, to adding social functionality to a site, to working with multiple APIs, to building a measurement systems, there is so much more that all businesses can do. The thing to watch closely is… Mobile. What do Nicki Minaj, “techertainment”, solomo, and walks on the beach have in common? Brandon Prebynski is at once engaging, funny and charming.

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The Current State of Native Social Media Data Capabilities

Ignite Social Media

If you’re feeling adventurous you can go one step further and segment the chart by content type (paid & earned vs. organic), claimed accounts (“pins that direct to your claimed website, Etsy, Instagram or YouTube accounts”), device (mobile, desktop, or tablet), source (your pins vs other pins), and format (standard, video, or story). Native social media analytics capabilities have changed a lot over the past year or so.

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Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

Read “ How Can Businesses Use Facebook Continuous Live Video “ Explore.org uses Facebook Live’s continuous streaming API. Twitter Opens Audience Platform Worldwide: Twitter now allows advertisers to extend their campaigns to all 800,000 million visitors around the world, across the Twitter website or any of the many websites and mobile apps. The app suncs with your WhatsApp mobile device account.

Twitter’s Big Announcement

Janet Fouts

A few stats: 375,000 new users sign up per day, 16% of those are on mobile. There’s a greater need for people to be able to use it on mobile devices. Twitter mobile users are up 250% this year. The new Twitter was built on their own API. I just listened to the live Ustream broadcast of Twitter’s big announcement thanks to @Scoble and Ustream. Well, me and over 4500 other viewers, so I thought I’d give you a quick re-cap.

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. Mobile App Actions Conversions Value. First, you have to know what a Canvas is (“a full-screen ad experience” on mobile). According to Facebook, this metric has become increasingly difficult to track due to updates to mobile operating systems. Facebook is removing metrics they consider “redundant, outdated, not actionable, or infrequently used.”

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. Mobile App Actions Conversions Value. First, you have to know what a Canvas is (“a full-screen ad experience” on mobile). According to Facebook, this metric has become increasingly difficult to track due to updates to mobile operating systems. Facebook is removing metrics they consider “redundant, outdated, not actionable, or infrequently used.”