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- 32 readers -
  • Parse Reminds Developers About Jan. 30 Shutdown

    ….” Lacker wrote in a blog post Tuesday: As we previously shared, the Parse service is shutting down at the end of this month. Specifically, we will disable the Parse service Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. 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…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 37 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- 38 readers -
  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … implemented dependencies, access to native application-programming interfaces and unrestricted access to the internet. During the hackathon, the engineers found workarounds to these obstacles and contributed a set of scripts that repackages Atom’s source so that it runs as a web app. This hack is still ongoing–you can follow progress, try it out…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 40 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

    … widely available in early 2017. Ip and Radhakrishnan wrote: We know that sometimes publishers want to tell a story on Facebook with words and not video. We’ve even seen some pages find creative ways to go live and reach audiences with audio only by using the Facebook Live API (application-programming interface) or by adding a still image…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 37 readers -
  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … time, it would be interesting to find ways to make this available to the world. I considered open-sourcing my code, but it’s currently too tightly tied to my own home, appliances and network configuration. If I ever build a layer that abstracts more home automation functionality, I may release that. Or, of course, that could be a great foundation to build a new product. Readers: What do you think Zuckerberg’s New Year’s resolution will be for 2017? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 31 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- 33 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- 30 readers -
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