It appears that Facebook is refusing to authorize user requests to find their friends on Twitter's new Vine social video service. Twitter user @MartinesJeff noticed the error, which reads, "Vine is not authorized to make this Facebook request." The specificity of the error message is intriguing; it almost looks as though the Vine app was already set up to explain a situation like this. Facebook and Twitter have long been battling each other over access to user data. ...
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Moontoast Brings Rich Media to Facebook
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From eM+C Daily
Company: Moontoast, a social rich media advertising solutions provider
Product/Service: Social Rich Media Ad Platform, a social ad platform for Facebook
What it Does: Enables brands to inject Facebook page posts with rich visual, auditory and interactive brand experiences directly within the Facebook news feed, in both desktop and mobile environments. Brands can also use the Moontoast platform to boost these rich media page posts into Page Post Ads and Sponsored Stories in the news feed.