Facebook Adds 'One-Time Notification' API to Messenger for Business

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Facebook has added a new 'one-time notification' messaging option for businesses to get in touch with customers and update them on relevant info

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Apple and Google Provide New Overview of How the COVID-19 'Exposure Notification' API Will Function

Social Media Today

Apple and Google have published new information about their COVID-19 tracing API, including new examples of how it will look

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Why Scheduling Instagram Push Notifications Is a Good Idea

agora pulse

When Instagram scheduling was only available through social scheduling software that sent push notifications to your phone and required you to then post the content yourself, everyone (including us!) Now we have that option, thanks to Instagram releasing its API last year. They can schedule their Instagram posts through the dashboard, so that the posts will be published seamlessly , and with no pesky notifications interrupting their day.

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. Three of the four changes — restrictions on Facebook Group publishing , Facebook Private Messages, and Facebook Search API) — were soon overturned by Facebook and life returned back to normal. 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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7 Strategies I’m Pitching for Businesses to use Facebook Places

Stay N' Alive

What happens when Facebook enables Push notifications on the iPhone in the future for Venue owners? 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).

Ginzametrics SEO Software Integrates with SEOmoz Data

Bill Hartzer

Ginzametrics , an enterprise-level SEO management and analytics software tool, is now integrating with SEOmoz’s Site Intelligence Service API. Through the SEOmoz API, Ginzametrics now provides detailed metrics on more than 58 billion pages and over 617 billion links. Ginzametrics is using the SEOmoz API as a complement to its own intelligence data platform.

How to Publish Instagram Stories From the Desktop

agora pulse

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 can also publish and schedule Story content via push notifications. Currently, the Instagram API doesn’t have explicit permission or hook for this feature, but I have a clever hack for you. Want to schedule Instagram Stories from the desktop using a third-party tool?

Why Yes, We Offer Instagram Direct Publishing

agora pulse

Long gone are those pesky notifications and posts in No Man’s Land. This is a current restriction of the Instagram API that we will follow as a loyal Instagram Partner. I have tons of space for an elaborate intro, but let me cut to the chase because I’m so unbelievably excited: Instagram direct publishing is now available on Agorapulse.

How to Stay on Top of Facebook Ad Comments (Without Losing Your Mind)

agora pulse

First, use Facebook Business Manager to navigate to your Facebook Page, and click on Notifications. Because this interface displays posts that have received comments rather than commenting activity, it’s less cluttered and easier to navigate than the Notifications tab. Cons: Ads Manager doesn’t generate notifications when ads receive new comments, so it’s tough to keep track of your workflow. Want to respond to Facebook dark post comments?

Spy on Your Facebook Competitors with HyperAlerts

Convince & Convert

The great thing about companies widely publishing APIs in this age of collaboration is that crafty third-parties can develop tools and features that the developers of the “mother ship&# forgot. But now that Twitter is clamping down on API access and trying to have their cake and eat it too, the next frontier for API-driven frosting is on Facebook. HyperAlerts lets you multi-task by emailing notifications whenever a Wall post or comment is created.

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How to Schedule Instagram Stories: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hootsuite

Because of an Instagram API limitation, third-party apps and software can’t publish directly to Instagram Stories. If you’ve ever used the mobile notification workflow to schedule posts for your Instagram feed, you already know how to do this. If you have not already set up the mobile notification workflow, click the bell icon and complete the steps as prompted. When it’s time for your Story to go live, you’ll receive a push notification from the Hootsuite app.

How Our Social Media Management Tool Continued Evolving in 2020 [Infographic]

agora pulse

Due to Instagram API restrictions, you have to click to open any Instagram ads in the native platform before responding. Notification Settings. If you’ve been wanting more control over the notifications you receive, you’re in luck.

How to Schedule Instagram Posts: A Step-by-Step Guide

Hootsuite

Instagram’s API doesn’t allow personal accounts to schedule posts to be published directly, so instead we’ll show you how to set up a mobile notification workflow. Basically, this means you set up your post(s), and then schedule a reminder via push notification. One other thing: when scheduling posts for personal accounts, it’s crucial that you have notifications turned on in the Hootsuite mobile app.

How to Schedule Instagram Posts

agora pulse

That is a current restriction of the Instagram API. But it does have API functionality to allow third-party scheduling software. When the time comes, you’ll receive a push notification on your mobile device.

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

Hootsuite

Scroll down to Notifications and make sure the Send Notifications toggle is switched on to notify friends and followers when you go live. Be sure to also ask viewers to subscribe to Live notifications so they will always know when you go live. Facebook Live video also has its own notification system. When a person or Page starts a Facebook Live feed, people they frequently engage with or have recently interacted with may get a notification.

Beyond integrations, Sprout’s focus on partnership adds value for our customers

Sprout Social

By connecting your Sprout account with systems to access multimedia files and configure task and approval notifications within complementary work apps, like Slack, you can work smarter, not harder, to complete daily workflows across social publishing and engagement. .

The Ultimate Guide to Scheduling Instagram Posts

Later

Last year, Instagram announced several major changes to their API , one of which gave Instagram business profiles the ability to schedule single photo and video posts to Instagram without the use of push notifications. . Prior to the change, the only safe way to schedule Instagram posts was to use an Instagram scheduler that sent you a push notification when it was time to post. To schedule carousel posts, you will still need to use notifications.

What Happened When We Tested Four Facebook Ad Comment Tools

agora pulse

In Facebook’s native interface, you can only view up to the last 14 days’ of notifications. Because the engine behind the scene connects to Facebook’s Marketing and Graph APIs allowing 100% of comments to be synced. In this experiment, we did two things; We looked back at the page notifications and identified the ad comments manually. We noticed that Facebook tends to combine multiple notifications into one if the comments happened on the same ad.

How to Schedule Instagram Stories with Later (Video Tutorial)

Later

Automatic publishing for scheduled Instagram Stories is not available through the Instagram API, but Later has made it easy to post your stories in seconds. Get a notification on your phone when it’s time to post! Big news: you can now visually plan and schedule Instagram Stories with Later ! Save time and get more views by planning, optimizing, and scheduling Instagram stories right from your desktop.

Social Media Updates: May

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Read “ How Can Businesses Use Facebook Continuous Live Video “ Explore.org uses Facebook Live’s continuous streaming API. The desktop app runs natively on your desktop and has support for a variety of functions, such as desktop notifications and better keyboard shortcuts. All the updates you need to know about for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin to grow your business and keep ahead of the curve! PLUS A HUGE TIP!

The People Database: Turn Your Social Audience into Leads

Oktopost

Oktopost will star everyone who works in these companies within the People Database and will send you notifications about their activities, so you won’t miss a single opportunity. For the People Database, we only use basic PII that is either publicly available or obtained and processed by Oktopost on the basis of legitimate interest, according to each social network’s API terms and conditions. Did you know that social media has a significant impact on your lead generation?

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

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This does not include Agorapulse, which sends you a notification so you can publish it manually and abides by the terms of service. Check the apps you’ve allowed to connect to your Instagram’s API and make sure there isn’t anything there that could be hurting you. Have you noticed any drops in your Instagram engagement in the last few months? If so, you aren’t alone.

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. When the time comes, you’ll receive a notification. Truth time. Have you read the Instagram terms of use ? Be honest with me. Up until I sat down to write this post I hadn’t either… They aren’t exactly fun light reading.

How Our Social Media Management Tool Continued Evolving in 2019 [Infographic]

agora pulse

By staying on top of social media trends and API changes, we adapt to new marketing opportunities offered by social media networks. The tagged post appears in the “photos of” tab of the tagged person’s profile, and often, a tag notification will nudge a brand or public figure to regram your content. User option with Instagram push notifications. By using push notifications , users can schedule a single Instagram post with swipeable multiple images.

Social CRM: Tools That Can Help You Know Your Audience Better

Ignite Social Media

With their integrated platform, when set up with your company’s website, it provides real time notifications on the leads that you’re monitoring. Like RocketBolt they have different ways to provide the information requested, an email list can be provided and ran through their system or they can provide an API integration that can be programmed into your website or used as a macro in Excel. What are our customers spending their time doing?

Pros And Cons Of Translating Your Blog Posts Into Other Languages

SocMed Sean

The way I saw it, I had three options: Use Google Translate and go through the process of translating the content myself Install a Google Translate (or other service) plugin and let the Google Translate API do the translation for all of my posts in a variety of languages Hire someone to translate the post for me and publish it as a new post In the end, I decided to go with option 3 and here are some of the reasoning that led me to the decision.

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

Sprout Social

Simply schedule your post from Sprout, and when it’s time to post you’ll receive a push notification from our mobile app. When you get the notification, tap the “Share on Instagram” mobile button to send the post to the native Instagram app. Luckily with Sprout, your social media team can select a designated publisher for each post to receive the push notification reminder when it’s time to post. Receive Notification to Post.

Social Media Terminology: Social Media Words You Need to Know

agora pulse

An API is an initialism for an application programming interface. An API lets two platforms or applications communicate with one another. Notifications. Open Graph is an API (application programming interface) that lets Facebook users see how well their content is performing. More info about scheduling: 5 Reasons Why Scheduling Instagram Push Notifications Is a Good Idea.

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. The user interface that you see has everything you see on your Instagram Mobile app – from Instagram Stories to your camera (front and back facing) to your messages, notifications, comments and likes.

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. Send notification only. ” Notification: You will automatically be notified on Facebook when a condition is met and the rule is applied. Send notification only. As mentioned earlier, you will receive a Facebook notification when a condition is met and your rule is executed.

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How to Clarify Your Website Requirements with a Website brief

Razor Social

Integration with a booking engine – This could be as simple as adding one line of code on your website to display the booking engine or it could a few days work doing integration with an API (techie term but all I mean is that you building your own checkout process and this talks to the booking engine instead of putting their booking engine on the website). Thinking of getting a new website? “I I need a new website” is not the requirements your agency is looking for!

App dot net- It’s not Twitter

Janet Fouts

ADN pitches itself as the platform developers can trust not to shut them out, as Twitter is in the process of doing, with an open API to build apps on, and developers have flocked to it. Needless to say, the notification feature is critical since there aren’t a lot of people using App.net yet, so rather than checking every 5 minutes you can just turn notifications on and get back to people almost immediately.

Introducing Instagram Reposting by Buffer: Never Run Out of Amazing Content

Buffer Social

Now, open up Buffer for Android or iOS on your phone and tap the ‘Tap here to repost your image from Instagram’ notification. Since Instagram’s API doesn’t yet allow full scheduling and auto-posting, Buffer for Instagram works using reminders and notifications on your phone. Set your desired time, and the Buffer app will send you a notification when it’s time to post.). Your Instagram notifications can also be a great source of user generated content.

8 Key Steps for a Successful Instagram Takeover

agora pulse

Instagram’s API doesn’t allow for publishing , but when it’s time to post to Instagram you’ll receive a notification on your phone letting you know it’s time to post along with your caption – making it super easy to get content up on time! Growing and maintaining your audience on Instagram can be difficult.

Buffer for Instagram is Here: 8 Ways to Get Your Best Instagram Marketing Results with Buffer

Buffer Social

Buffer for Instagram works by sending a notification to your phone when it’s time to post. Receive a push notification from the Buffer mobile app at the scheduled time. Open the notification, select Open in Instagram. When you’ve chosen your hashtag, you can add it to your caption and set your Instagram notification in Buffer. The Buffer app notification to post also serves as a reminder to update our bio!

10 Hacks to Save Time on Instagram

Later

With Later, you can schedule your posts to automatically publish to your feed — no push notifications need! Then Later does the rest — you don’t need to worry about push notification or opening the Instagram app at all after that! 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. Then when it’s time to post, you’ll get a notification to your mobile!

Breaking Down The Cambridge Analytica Kerfuffle

Ignite Social Media

The API was updated in 2015 to prevent this type of data collection going forward; however, Facebook did not have the ability to delete the data that was already collected by third parties. As mentioned above, Facebook has since changed the Open Graph API to limit third-parties from receiving users’ friend data without permission. Facebook also needs to increase transparency and speed of notification when it comes to data abuse.

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SMS Marketing: a Grossly Underrated Marketing Tactic

Kikolani

The emails and social media profiles are optional and will be used for OTT (over the top) messages or push notifications, which we’ll discuss in a little while. Twilio , a San Francisco based cloud communication company, allows software developers to make and receive phone calls and send and receive messages using its free web service APIs. It’s an all-in-one mobile marketing platform with some powerful APIs, using which developers can build mobile communication apps.

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Here’s What to Expect with the New Agorapulse

agora pulse

Once your designer has added the visuals (he’ll get a notification for each post assigned to her), she can then assign them to the editor who will, in turn, proofread and approve the content to be published. Whether you had API issues, problems with your content (video size, image format), duplicate content by accident or just a bug on our side (rare), you had no way to get back on track and that was frustrating. The current version of Agorapulse was released in November 2013.

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Google is Not Facebook (and Vice Versa)

Stay N' Alive

In the end, my Facebook notifications and messages go to my Gmail inbox. I can't help but wonder if Google would stop trying to pretend it's a competitor with Facebook, Facebook would start letting them use their APIs and integrate where my social graph actually exists. Google seems to be trying of late to do everything they can to be like Facebook. They've restructured their executive management to do it. They've structured their company bonuses to get there.