Apis

In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) specifies how some software components should interact with each other.In addition to accessing databases or computer hardware, such as hard disk drives or video cards, an API can be used to ease the work of programming graphical user interface components. In practice, many times an API comes in the form of a library that includes specifications for routines, data structures, object classes, and variables. In some other cases, notably for SOAP and REST services, an API comes as just a specification of remote calls exposed to the API consumers.
Posts about Apis
  • Snapchat Offers Advertisers ‘Sequenced Messaging’ of Multiple Video Ads

    … Snapchat is encouraging its advertisers to bundle their video ads. Sources told Lauren Johnson of SocialTimes parent Adweek that the messaging application is pitching the new ad packages as “sequenced messaging,” allowing advertisers to run consecutive video ads with different creative within its Discover section, in order to tell one story…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 19 readers -
  • Parse Reminds Developers About Jan. 30 Shutdown

    … Parse co-founder Kevin Lacker issued a reminder that the cloud application platform is shuttering Jan. 30. Facebook announced last January that it was pulling the plug on Parse—which it acquired in April 2013—to focus more resources on “high-impact products and services in areas like analytics, monetization, discovery and authentication…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … publishing partners. Initially, we are testing this feature with Bild, BuzzFeed, El Pais, Fox News, Hindustan Times, India Times, Refinery29, The Sun, USA Today and The Washington Post to get their input. As we better understand the value this experience provides people and publishers, we look forward to working with more of our partners to help…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … for Account Kit to its Android software-development kit also emerged from a hackathon. Facebook also detailed its work on Nuclide and Atom at its multiple-day Space Camp hackathon: Nuclide is Facebook’s open-source integrated developer environment for iOS, React Native and web development. During our three-day-long summer hackathon, one engineer decided…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • 3 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into an Effective Marketing Channel

    … A common challenge for startups is how to generate awareness and attract new customers. Many don’t have the resources to pursue traditional marketing or public-relations efforts, and must find creative ways to increase their visibility. One channel that’s especially valuable for these companies is word-of-mouth marketing, a medium that is more…

    AllFacebookin Twitter- 13 readers -
  • Now Hear This: Facebook Debuts Live Audio

    … A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but words are still worth something to Facebook. The social network Tuesday announced the introduction of Live Audio, a way for publishers to broadcast audio-only content live. Product specialist Shirley Ip and software engineer Bhavana Radhakrishnan announced the new feature in a Facebook Media blog post…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … and concepts; and that can even entertain Max. It uses several artificial intelligence techniques, including natural language processing, speech recognition, face recognition and reinforcement learning, written in Python, PHP and Objective C. In this note, I’ll explain what I built and what I learned along the way. Zuckerberg explained the challenges…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Live + 360 Video = Live 360

    … There are Facebook Live livestreamed videos and 360 video 360-degree videos, and now, there is Live 360. Product manager Supratik Lahiri and software engineer Chetan Gupta announced in a Newsroom post that Facebook will launch Live 360 video Tuesday (Dec. 13) at noon PT/3 p.m. ET, with National Geographic going live from the Mars Desert Research…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

    … Photo- and video-editing application Prisma announced earlier this month that iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 users could stream live on Facebook with the iOS app’s visual effects applied to their streams, but not anymore. Natasha Lomas of TechCrunch reported that Facebook revoked Prisma’s access to its application-programming interface, telling…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Gets Caught Up in CrowdTangle

    … acquisition. A Facebook spokesperson said in an email to SocialTimes: Publishers around the world turn to CrowdTangle to surface stories that matter, measure their social performance and identify influencers. We are excited to work with CrowdTangle to deliver these and more insights to more publishers. And the CrowdTangle statement said: When we…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 13 readers -
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