Twitter is basically centered around real-time conversation, while Facebook is more of an ongoing conversation that people get to eventually. But increasingly they feed each other.
Twitter is less about social friendships.It's a much more detached connection
If you have instant news, Twitter is the place to go. For content that is less focused on time or timing, Facebook is a great medium. • Optimal times for posting are different. It has been studied and 5:00 P.M. seems to be the optimal time for tweeting, while noon seems to be the time when Facebook status updates get the most attention. Also, Wednesdays are more popular for tweets while Saturdays are more popular for Facebook posting. This is an obvious point of the difference in relevant news and content on Twitter versus the entertainment factor that Facebook has.
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Social Developers London - Facebook F8 and Twitter Developer comparison
Co-Chair Social Developers London
This talk draws on information from
developers.facebook.com and dev.twitter.com
but is in no way endorsed byTwitter Corporation
or Facebook Corporation #justsaying
The first places to start are at dev.twitter.com and developers.facebook.com
announced at F8
FbStart Things to consider
A quick baseline, you know this already, right?
92% of all
within the first
hour of the
can go on for
people to follow
that they care to
keep in touch
and make them
part of the core
platform if they
earth style – e.g.
three core pillars:
build, grow and
New Facebook Login experience gives people more
control over the information they share with apps.
Facebook Login available to all new apps
existing apps have a full year to upgrade (April 30,
Facebook Login is a fast and convenient way for
people to sign into their favourite apps without having
to remember another password.
In 2013, Login was updated to clarify when an app is
requesting permission to share back to Facebook.
This change contributed to a 10% increase in Login
conversion rates over the past year.
APIVersioning and a two-year stability guarantee for core products such as Login, Sharing,
Requests, SDKs and frequently used Graph API endpoints.
If any changes to these products, previous version supported for at least two years.
Versioning also gives you control over how you upgrade different instances of your app to use the
latest platform features.
Important new elements of Graph API 2.0 include:
App-scoped user IDs to better protect people's information
People who have already logged into your app will still retain their original user ID.
If you operate multiple apps, the Business MappingAPI lets you map the same person's ID between
An easy way to create and manage apps for use in testing, development and staging, test apps also
serve as a central place to manage people's roles across all of your apps.
Social Context API
A simple way to surface a person's friends' activity alongside your content.
Tagged Places API
An easy way to build experiences using the places where a person has been tagged.
Tagging and Inviting APIs
NewAPIs to help you build interfaces for tagging friends in stories and inviting friends to your app.
Several rarely used API endpoints are going away visit changelog for details.
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Improved stability and Graph API 2.0:
New Parse Pricing:We've made Parse pricing cheaper,
simpler, and more predictable.
Parse Local Datastore: Parse now makes it easier than
ever to build apps that work without connectivity.
Parse Growth Analytics: Parse Analytics now has
powerful dashboards for understanding your app's
growth and user retention metrics.
New Facebook SDKs: Updated SDKs for iOS, Android,
Video clips and audio
streams have a special
place on theTwitter
platform thanks to the
Player Card. By
implementing a few meta
tags on your website and
following theTwitter Rules
of the Road, you can bring
your rich media to your
followers and millions of
other users across the
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examples in Ruby and
F8 announcements are
Monetisation at the
Inclusive to all
Twitter doesn’t hold a
developer event of scale
Not really about
Bootstrap - Open to any developer with public iOS or Android apps.
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