What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

For those of us in the association and nonprofit sectors, Facebook just got a lot harder to use effectively with the announcement that they’ve changed their API and eliminated the ability to modify link previews when posting links from a page.

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How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work

Simply Measured

The big data platform behind the scenes is what makes this all possible. This tier is also responsible for the listening capabilities of our platform. Awesome Things That a Social API Enables Download.

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With New API, Twitter Attempts to Kill Autofollow Apps

Stay N' Alive

API for developers. This API was the first "versioned" release, a breath of fresh air in many ways for developers that were tired of API updates breaking their code. API however, breaking many developers'' apps in the process ( mine included ).

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Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing Gnip’s Audience API since last October, and the social network announced Tuesday that the application-programming interface is now available to all advertisers. Seamlessly integrate alongside existing Gnip APIs.

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Announcing the Simply Measured API and Tableau Integration

Simply Measured

Today we’re adding an exciting and fundamentally different modality to our platform: the Social Analytics API. The Analytics API offers limitless possibilities for analyzing your social data, just the way you want. Why Build an Analytics API?

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Facebook Updates Messenger Platform Policies, Speeds Up Review Policy

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Monday announced a policy update for its Messenger Platform , as well as a revamped review policy for submissions by developers. If a business or developer is providing live chat support through the Send/Receive API, this is also subject to this new policy.

Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

For a company that is engaged in the business of social media (which means sharing things), they recently restricted how developers can use their API. I’m just using the tools that Twitter, IFTTT and LinkedIn are providing to accomplish a sharing of data across platforms.

What a Social API Does (And How It Makes Your Life Easier)

Simply Measured

Awesome Things That a Social API Enables Download. Telling someone I work with APIs complicates the “What do you do?” APIs are critical to making your job possible, but making sense of them, especially when it comes to social, is never easy.

Facebook Beefs Up Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Breakdowns let you pivot your data across multiple dimensions including age, gender, platform, country, language, app version and more. Facebook launched several new features and an improved design for its Analytics for Apps free mobile analytics solution.

The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear

Devumi

Twitter’s coming API change, on November 20 2015, is a very bold move on behalf of the 140 character platform. The post The Coming Twitter API Change: Twitter Share Counts to Disappear appeared first on Devumi.

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Facebook Analytics for Apps Now Supports Messenger Bots; FbStart Program Welcomes Bot Developers

SocialTimes Facebook

Chat bots for Messenger debuted as part of the social network’s introduction of Messenger Platform at F8 in April , and Sridharan Ramanathan said in a blog post that more than 34,000 bots have been created for the messaging application since then.

Social Advertising: Focus on Power, Not Parity

SocialTimes Facebook

I remember the first—the launch of Facebook Platform May 24, 2007–like it was yesterday. Most of those companies were acquired in 2012 and 2013 in a spending spree by enterprise software vendors, but after a failure to integrate what were effectively agencies, not software platforms, the Facebook partner market shifted drastically. Consider Power Editor , which is effectively the lifeblood of the Facebook advertising platform.

Developers: Here's How You Access #Hashtags in Your Apps

Stay N' Alive

I mentioned Facebook would likely release an API for this. Being the idiot that I am I neglected the fact that Facebook already has a search API, and you can start using it right now. Technology social api hashtags graph api hashtag facebook api facebook platform

Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

From new apps for Facebook Messenger, to a platform for Internet of Things, to one of the most amazing explanations of the value of virtual reality I’ve ever seen, Facebook has by far made up for last year’s F8, which I suggested was a bit uninteresting.

Facebook Changes Hitting Monitoring Platforms

Net-Savvy Executive

The search functions of the API that developers use to monitor public posts in Facebook are going away at the end of April, and the notices and workarounds are going out to customers now. of Facebook''s Graph API (optional until April 30).

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There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’

SocialTimes Facebook

With Power Editor and the Facebook Ads API (application-programming interface), the geeks got a ton of tools to play with. Facebook is a platform that connects the two, matching people with content–you just happen to need to pay to do it– social postage , if you will.

Facebook Announces Several Measurement Products, Integrations

SocialTimes Facebook

Oracle Data Cloud Partner Lift API: Oracle Data Cloud became the first partner to integrate with the lift application-programming interface Facebook introduced in March , and this integration will give CPG marketers more accurate measurements of every campaign. Measure this: Facebook Wednesday announced a host of new products and integrations with its measurement partners.

Influence Met Transparency with @Kred

Unspoken

Generosity represents how other users inspire you to interact and engage across Social Media platforms. Kred API. Kred is a stand alone platform and as well fully integrated with PeopleBrowsr Playground or through Kred API.

Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

SocialTimes Facebook

Simo introduced Facebook Journalism Project as follows: Facebook is a new kind of platform, and we want to do our part to enable people to have meaningful conversations, to be informed and to be connected to each other.

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.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

And we think Twitter is better at real-time news and live news than anyone else on the platform–in the world, I should say. Importantly, there’s a few other characteristics about our platform that we communicate to our partners.

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo. Ebay API. In November 2000 they opened up the API and by 2006 had 5 billion API calls a month.

Report: How Twitter Users Discuss Mental Health Issues

SocialTimes Twitter

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and PsychGuides.com used Twitter’s application-programming interface to search for mental-health-related hashtags and terms to find out which people use most and the sentiment of mental health conversations on the platform.

Facebook Gameroom Added as Unity Editor Build Target

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook director, global games platform Leo Olebe announced the renaming and the integration with Unity at the Unite Los Angeles conference.

How is Quora Able to Auto-Like Posts on Facebook?

Stay N' Alive

The problem is there is no API method that currently allows Facebook developers to send "likes" to URLs or Pages on Facebook. The likes, via Facebook's Graph API also go up with that click.

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Growth Hacking: How to Target Ads to the Followers of a Public ("Follow") Profile on Facebook

Stay N' Alive

It involves just a little Graph API knowledge ( see my book to learn! ), use of Graph Explorer, and a Facebook Page for your brand that you can use to create the ad. Just a side-note: I did notice a bug in Facebook''s Graph API that doesn''t return all of the subscribers.

A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

That’s media company code for “we want to be able to deliver ads to all Twitter users,” no filters or mute buttons allowed , not lose them to a third-party platform.

Facebook Announces More Metrics Fixes

SocialTimes Facebook

This will help to provide a more accurate estimate for a given target audience and to better account for audiences across multiple platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Audience Network ).

More New Features for Facebook’s Analytics for Apps

SocialTimes Facebook

Product manager Josh Twist provided details on the latest round of new Analytics for Apps features in a blog post : Analytics for Apps is introducing a beta that adds support for web measurement and cross-platform metrics. At Facebook, we believe in thinking about people, not devices, and we know that in the course of completing a task, people are highly likely to switch between multiple platforms and devices.

Facebook Gets Caught Up in CrowdTangle

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced its acquisition of CrowdTangle , a platform that helps publishers formulate and monitor the performance of their content. A statement on the CrowdTangle homepage from CEO Brandon Silverman and co-founder and chief technology officer Matt Garmur indicated that the platform would continue to serve clients despite the company’s acquisition. Thanks to this partnership, our platform is only going to get more powerful.

The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?

Unspoken

Users need to know exactly the terms of service across both platforms since they’re automatically linked whether we realize it or not. But Klout is not a platform that we can post, share or upload any content to.

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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.

Facebook Exchange Shutting Down

SocialTimes Facebook

Farewell, Facebook Exchange: The social network’s real-time ad-bidding platform is being phased out in favor of Facebook Audience Network and other products. Our ads application-programming interface is open to all developers so they can innovate on our platform and build great ad experiences for brands and their customers. Their campaigns could flow seamlessly between inventory and platforms.

The Interoperability Of Things (And Brands)

Twist Image

Which big platform will win? Both video platforms were easy to buy, install, use and integrate with your daily life. Regardless of price point, I would argue that if the technology had seamless interoperability (meaning that it works effortlessly on currently adopted platforms and applications) that the usage would sore. Voice is something that easily and obviously connects and integrates with the platforms that most people are currently using. platform.

Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

From new apps for Facebook Messenger, to a platform for Internet of Things, to one of the most amazing explanations of the value of virtual reality I’ve ever seen, Facebook has by far made up for last year’s F8, which I suggested was a bit uninteresting.

Parse Reminds Developers About Jan. 30 Shutdown

SocialTimes Facebook

Parse co-founder Kevin Lacker issued a reminder that the cloud application platform is shuttering Jan. Throughout the day, we will be disabling the Parse API (application-programming interface) on an app-by-app basis. When your app is disabled, you will not be able to access the data browser or export any data, and your applications will no longer be able to access the Parse API.

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LinkedIn is the Login of Choice for B2B sites [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet The social networking platform LinkedIn has become the login of choice on business-to-business websites. During the last year, it has been the great platform Facebook that has held the dominant position as the third-party login of choice in all realms – but one, namely news sites.

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It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

Myrland Marketing

Twitter has kept up with our intense need for visualization by allowing more creative use of photos, all the while managing to irritate developers and other social media who are no longer allowed to crack into its API to develop complementary apps. IT’S OFFICIAL!

Get Ready! Two Unforgettable Days in Your Association Tech Future

SocialFish

Of course there are other association technology topics too, but where else can you get a deep dive on APIs, middleware, IT infrastructure, security, selection, implementation, merger & acquisition activity by some of the most high profile types in our industry?

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[Interview] How Truffle Social Is Nailing Direct Message Campaigns On Twitter

Audiense

We also found out some tips and tricks about Direct Messaging campaigns on Twitter, and how Truffle Social use the Audiense platform for their own end. Kat: We’re using the platform more and more to build audiences for Twitter Ads.