Application-Programming Interfaces

  • 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- 20 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- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … number of video posts, engagement, total views and minutes viewed, and total number of profile followers. Video insights for profiles will also be available in the Mentions app over the coming weeks. We’ve added the option for broadcasters to pin comments to the bottom of a live broadcast. Live videos often get many comments during the broadcast…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 22 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- 23 readers -
  • 3 Ways to Turn Your Customers Into an Effective Marketing Channel

    …. They had genuine excitement for the product and wanted to convince their followers to try it. Measure the success of your efforts Twitter’s application-programming interface lets us measure the success of incentivized tweets beyond looking at the follower counts of accounts that authored them. We were also able to track if and when tweets were…

    AllFacebookin Twitter- 14 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- 23 readers -
  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … of connecting his home to Jarvis: Before I could build any AI, I first needed to write code to connect these systems, which all speak different languages and protocols. We use a Crestron system with our lights, thermostat and doors; a Sonos system with Spotify for music; a Samsung TV; a Nest cam for Max; and of course my work is connected to Facebook’s…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 19 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- 19 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 -
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