All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘facebook apps’

Facebook App Ads Get 2 New Formats

Facebook App Ads Get 2 New Formats

Facebook is now offering app advertisers new desktop video ads and a carousel format for mobile app ads. The former are available through both Power Editor and the Ads Create tool while the latter can be used through Power Editor, the API, and through Facebook’s Marketing Partners. The new desktop video format works similarly to those on mobile in that …

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Facebook Set To Have Biggest F8 To Date

Facebook announced on Tuesday that developers can now register for this year’s F8 developer conference, which will take place on March 25 and 26 at San Francisco‚Äôs Fort Mason Center. The company says this will be its biggest F8 to date, and will feature every Facebook developer product and company, including Instagram, Parse, Messenger, WhatsApp, and an opening talk on …

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Facebook Gives Developers New App Testing Tool

Facebook announced a new testing capability for developers, which enables those currently using Graph API v1.0 to preview how their app will behave using Graph API v2.0 or higher, before they actually change any code to upgrade. You may recall that Facebook announced at its f8 developer conference back in April that all developers have to upgrade to Graph API …

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Facebook Upgrades Analytics For App Developers

Facebook announced the launch of some new analytics features for app developers aimed at improving performance measurement and better tracking user retention. For one, they’ve added “label cohorts,” which let you categorize groups of people who use your app, and measure revenue, time spent on app, etc. As the company notes, you can use these for A/B testing purposes. “With …

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Facebook Makes It Easier For Apps To Integrate With It

Facebook announced the launch of a new set-up flow for integrating apps with Facebook, aimed at making it easier to do so. The new flow is starting to roll out today. You should be able to access it here. Over the next few weeks, it will be the default experience when integrating a new app or extending your integration to …

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Facebook Launches App Ads Helper Tool, Updates App Ads, Parse SDK & Graph API

Facebook announced some updates to App ads, the Parse SDK, and the Graph API Thursday evening. They also announced the launch of a new tool called the App Ads Helper. The App Ads Helper, the company says, helps you “answer common questions around your app and app ads.” The company will expand the number of questions it can answer over …

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Facebook Introduces New Desktop App Ads

Facebook has been increasingly focusing on mobile over the past few year, including the introduction of mobile app install ads. These ads have helped to drive millions of users to mobile apps, but now Facebook is looking to bring those same kind of ads home. Facebook announced today that it’s introducing a new ad unit called desktop app ads. As …

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Bing Launches Homepage Facebook App, Photographer Contest

Microsoft announced today that it is has launched a new Bing Homepage App for Facebook, and is kicking off a contest (part of a partnership with Discovery) for photographers to get their photos feature on the search engine’s homepage. Photographers are encouraged to submit photos of their hometowns, and Bing will pick ten finalists, which it will announce on September …

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Facebook Continues To Make Timelines More Interesting

Last month, Facebook launched the new Timeline look with more focus on interests, and let users showcase stories from apps in dedicated collections (this is all still in the process of rolling out). Today, the company announced that it is rolling out new tools to make it easier for developers to set up their apps’ Open Graph stories and timeline …

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Facebook Blocks Yandex’s New Wonder App (And Twitter’s Vine) From Data

On Thursday, Russian search company Yandex launched a new social search app for the iPhone, called Wonder. The app relied on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, iTunes and Last.fm data. Unfortunately for Yandex, Facebook pulled access to its data, which was kind of a key feature. In fact, Facebook has been putting the kibosh on a number of apps it sees …

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Turn Yourself Into A Zombie With This Walking Dead App

AMC recently launched the “Dead Yourself” app for iPhone and Facebook, which uses your iPhone camera or webcam to take your photo, and gives you options to give yourself a zombie makeover. The network blogged about it today, with step-by-step instructions (although it’s pretty self-explanatory). (image) Check it out at DeadYourself.com. The show returns on February 10. AMC released this …

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