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How to Accelerate Your Facebook Open Graph Approval

Here at Die Socialisten we think a lot about our internal processes and how to speed them up. Because we’re doing a lot of agency work, our deadlines are often quite challenging. Today we came up with a (only half-serious) way to improve the OG approval process.

Platform Briefing: Facebook Timeline & Open Graph Q4/2012

The Facebook platform is ever-evolving – for someone not constantly working on platform it has proven to be a challenge keeping up with new features & possibilities. That’s why every few months we are trying to give an overview on current developments in our platform briefings. The latest briefing (much like our work in 2012)

Passive Sharing & The End of Authenticated Referrals – Advanced Open Graph #2

[tl;dr] In the “Advanced Open Graph” series of posts I’m going to shed some light on lesser known or very new and therefore not as widely used features of Facebook’s Open Graph platform. This week we’ll cover a very recent change in policy regarding passive sharing & Authenticated Referrals.

Explicit Sharing – Advanced Open Graph #1

[tl;dr] In the “Advanced Open Graph” series of posts I’m going to shed some light on lesser known or very new and therefore not as widely used features of Facebook’s Open Graph platform. Since launching Open Graph in late 2011, the platform team has been very busy refining and optimizing the available APIs. Despite being

Uberch.at: Free, Open Graph-connected Chat Widget replacing Facebook’s Live Stream Plugin!

Die Socialisten are proudly launching Uberch.at, a free-to-use realtime chat widget connected to Facebook’s Open Graph, replacing Facebooks Live Stream plugin which is to be discontinued in October 2012. Uberch.at promises more referral traffic and viral spread of live chats by letting users publish their messages as Open Graph actions. Other features include a live-facepile

Behind the Scenes: Timeline-based Emails for Improving Internal Communication

A few days ago, the Facebook Engineering Team wrote an article about how Facebook is using Open Graph internally. Inspired by this, we did a brainstorming session at our “annual” Summercamp which is taking place right now in a luxurious mansion near Lake Balaton. At Summercamp, all Socialists build super exciting and awesome projects. In

Beyond Kampagnen-Apps: Sichtbarkeit von Anwendungen erhöhen mit Facebook Achievements

Wir überlegen täglich gemeinsam mit unseren Kunden, wie erfolgreiche Social Web-Applikationen aussehen können. Durch die Fülle an konkurrierenden Facebook-Kampagnen, fällt es jedoch immer schwerer, Benutzer an die eigene Marke zu binden und auf neue Kampagnen aufmerksam zu machen. Deswegen achten wir immer darauf, leicht verständliche und möglichst Plattform-integrierte Applikationen zu konzipieren.  Am Beispiel des “Stiegl Maibaums” soll

GraphInspector: Your New Favorite Facebook Developer Bookmarklet

When developing Facebook applications, one very common task is copypasting user ids into config files or administration forms. Since most users have vanity URLs, you have to look up their ID using graph.facebook.com or copy the ID from the profile image URL (did you actually do that? If yes, leave virtual high fives in the

Nachlese zur Facebook f8 – Was bringen Timeline & Open Graph für Unternehmen, App-Entwickler & Marketing

Wenn Facebook zur jährlichen Entwickler-Konferenz „f8“ nach San Francisco lädt, sind die Erwartungen von Anwendungs-Entwicklern, Online-Marketing-Treibenden und nicht zuletzt vieler interessierter Benutzer groß. Michael Kamleitner, Geschäftsführer der Wiener Agentur „Die Socialisten“ war vor Ort.Die hohen Erwartungen scheinen berechtigt, nutzen CEO Mark Zuckerberg und Kollegen die f8 (ausgesprochen: „eff eight“) doch regelmäßig dazu, die strategische Marschrichtung

Preview: Facebook Developer Conference f8 2011

Bereits zum vierten Mal lädt Facebook diesen Donnerstag, 22. September zur Facebook Entwickler Konferenz f8 (ausgesprochen “eff eight”, obwohl “fate” auch nicht so unpassend wäre, wohl kein Zufall) in San Francisco. Sieht man sich die Highlights vergangener Jahre an, so wird schnell klar: Mark Zuckerberg & Co. machen zur f8 keine halben Sachen sondern nutzen