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.
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  • 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…

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  • 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- 20 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … and engineering teams so that we can build together from the early stages of the product development process. We want to work with partners to evolve our current formats—Facebook Live, 360 video, Instant Articles, etc.—to better suit their needs and work with them on building entirely new ones. For example, we’ve heard from editors that they want…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … that it was built on the data-center technology it used for its Wedge 100 top-of-rack switch, and it was able to transmit Ethernet traffic at 200 gigabits per second over a single wavelength. Messenger was also a frequent topic during Facebook’s hackathons, and the social network said in its blog post: Hackathons often aren’t long enough to create…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 28 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…

    AllFacebookin Twitter- 16 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- 25 readers -
  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … the person, it checks a list to confirm I’m expecting that person, and if I am, then it will let them in and tell me they’re here. Zuckerberg also created a Messenger bot for Jarvis, and he wrote: I can text anything to my Jarvis bot, and it will instantly be relayed to my Jarvis server and processed. I can also send audio clips and the server can…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Facebook Live + 360 Video = Live 360

    … Station facility in Utah as eight space scientists emerge from 80 days of isolation. According to Lahiri and Gupta, Live 360 will be made available to more pages via the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) “in the coming months,” with an eye toward rolling the feature out for all pages and users in 2017. They introduced Live…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 22 readers -
  • Facebook Pulls Facebook Live API Access From Prisma

    … the app’s developers: Your app streams video from a mobile device camera, which can already be done through the Facebook app. The live video API is meant to let people publish live video content from other sources such as professional cameras, multicamera setups, games or screencasts. Lomas pointed out that the frequently asked questions page…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 18 readers -
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