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- 32 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/ AllTwitter- 38 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … the page admin to maintain security and control over their page. In the coming weeks, video metrics for public videos will be available for profiles with 5,000 or more followers. These lightweight insights will provide a way for public figures such as celebrities, journalists and politicians to better understand how their video content performs…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 38 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons it hosted. The social network pointed out that its initial hackathon of 2016 was also its 50th companywide hackathon, so it was dubbed the Global Hack Jubilee. Facebook also highlighted its Voyager transponder, saying in a blog post…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 41 readers -
  • 3 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into an Effective Marketing Channel

    … that is more effective than any other form of advertising. Aye Moah, Boomerang’s chief of product, wrote about how we use our paywall to have positive interactions with users. But we also use it to incentivize customers to recommend Boomerang to their Twitter followers. We wanted to see how effective this marketing strategy was, so we did some research. Our…

    AllFacebookin Twitter- 22 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- 38 readers -
  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … offered a detailed update on Jarvis, and highlights follow. He provided the following overview of Jarvis: So far this year, I’ve built a simple AI that I can talk to on my phone and computer; that can control my home, including lights, temperature, appliances, music and security; that learns my tastes and patterns; that can learn new words…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 32 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- 30 readers -
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