Google Drive is basically your personal hard drive in the cloud. You can store, share and collaborate on various document types across multiple desktops and mobile devices. Plus, all the data is stored inside Google’s infrastructure, making it reasonably safe and secure to back your information up there. Google Drive API Now is where things… Continue reading Introducing the Google Drive API [VIDEO]
There are a ton of great ways journalists and publishers can use Google tools to help them report the news, visualize information, track data and improve their writing capabilities. For example, the Weather Channel used Google Earth to illustrate the damage of Superstorm Sandy through before and after satellite images and live YouTube video. The… Continue reading Introducing Google Media Tools for Newsgathering and Publishing
Over the past months Facebook has aimed to highlight public conversations happening on Facebook through a series of new features, including hashtags, embedded posts, and trending topics. Today, by sharing two new APIs with select news organizations, Facebook has enabled access to real-time activity around any given topic being discussed on the network. For example,… Continue reading Facebook Launches Twitter-Like, Real-Time Feed API and Keyword Insights
Do you often wonder how many people just clicked on your tweet or Facebook link? Are you addicted to your website and marketing analytics? Google launched its Real Time Analytics feature 2.5 years ago which enabled webmasters and marketers to monitor the real-time action on their site live. This gives you immediate access to useful… Continue reading Google Analytics Launches a Real Time API to Give You More Useful Ways to Access Your Site’s Data
Do you spend a lot of time searching for interesting people to follow on Twitter? Today, Socialoomph added a highly requested feature to mimic following to help you easily find quality new Twitter accounts to follow. With the mimic following feature, you enter the usernames of a few Twitter users of your choice. Socialoomph then analyzes… Continue reading Socialoomph Adds New Feature to Help You Find Interesting Twitter Accounts
Lots of jokes have surfaced recently suggesting that most followers on Twitter are either fake, robots, spammers or some other entity which doesn’t actually read anybody’s tweets. Is this really true? Maybe, because Twitter has taken a step to try and bring more authenticity back to the art of the follow: it banned any auto-following… Continue reading How Many Followers do You Really Have on Twitter?
In a bold move, Twitter has prohibited automated following and bulk following of other users in the new version of its API. Previously you could use tools like Social Oomph to automatically follow-back anyone who followed you, or tools like Tweepi to follow/unfollow profiles in bulk (up to 200 at a time, with a limit… Continue reading Twitter to Kill Auto-Follow-Backs and Bulk Following in New API