iOS 7 marked the biggest user interface change to Apple’s mobile platform since it was introduced back in 2007. The entire UI (and all of Apple’s native apps) was redesigned with a minimum of skeumorphism, with thinner fonts, and with a cleaner “flattened” look for buttons, icons, and tool/navigation/action bars. For applications and frameworks with customized


NOTE: Information in this post is no longer current; please click here for the latest information on Socialize SDK for iOS 7. The current version of the Socialize SDK for iOS is built under iOS 6, and contains incompatibilities with iOS 7 that users will experience if they upgrade their devices. iOS 6 users will

One of the most directly and specifcially requested features from both large and small brands has been to “mask” our URL with their own domain. We also saw clever workarounds from publishers to get our platform to provide that desired effect with no feature in place from us to provide it. – Nothing preaches

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Get ready to get pinning, our iOS and Android SDKs are now integrated with Pinterest. Pinterest did not offer a full in app integration in their current SDK release (, nevertheless the experience is seamless.   Sample demo of iOS implementation when using the drop in Socialize UI: User shares, clicks Pinterest, Pinterest app allows


Labs: Carmen, one of our awesome product leads here at ShareThis, was the first to turn us on to the new Twitter Card format option from Twitter. Here is an explination of what Twitter Card is from their dev site: “Twitter cards make it possible for you to attach media experiences to Tweets that link

Socialize CEO Daniel Odio recently spoke on a panel at Digital Hollywood. He was also interviewed by YourBizLiveTV at the event.  The video is below, and the full interview is here

The new API Activity Endpoint

How would you like to be able to show users of your app the content inside your app that has the most likes, comments or shares?  Our new API Activity endpoint allows you to retrieve app-wide actions based on a type (Comment/Share/Like).  Here’s the API documentation to make it happen, and here’s a screenshot


Your content should be as awesome to those who haven’t yet installed your app as those who already have.  That’s why we created the SmartDownload system, to let prospective users experience the content and community inside your app before they actually download the app. Now, as a part of that experience, if your entity key

Facebook Facepile + Socialize = Awesomeness

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to show a prospective user which of their Facebook friends have already downloaded your app?  Now you can, with the Facebook Facepile plugin integrated right into our SmartDownload pages. Here’s how it looks to a user, and below that is how you can configure it for your app:

Sending a MicroTargeted SmartAlert to Subscribed Users

We’ve just made MicroTargeting even more powerful:  You can now MicroTarget users that have subscribed to receive SmartAlerts on a specific entity, either manually through our dashboard, or programmatically via our Management API. Here’s an example of sending a SmartAlert out through the App Intelligence Dashboard to all the users who subscribed to a specific piece

The Socialize Management API

UPDATE Jan 2013: We have not had enough demand for the Management API to continue supporting it, so it is currently in an unsupported mode. If you are interested in it, please leave a comment on this support thread so we can prioritize it in our roadmap appropriately. ========= We love being able to give

We Tell You How Many Friends & Followers Your Users Have

Our App Intelligence Dashboard not only gives you the ability to slice & dice your app’s users to learn who your most valuable users are and then MicroTarget them, but we also give you unprecedented levels of access to meet your user’s Facebook Friends and Twitter Followers.  You can already find out what each of your user’s Klout scores

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Our SmartDownload system just got smarter, and it’s your app that’ll benefit!  We’ve added a layer of customization to the SmartDownload system. In the video below, Socialize president Sean Shadmand walks you through what’s new in our App Intelligence Dashboard, including the following new features & functionality: Custom CSS: Make your SmartDownload page look the

We recently announced v2.0 of the Android Socialize SDK, and then an alpha release of iOS v2.0 SDK as well.  Version 2.0 of our SDK introduces a slew of new features which developers have been asking for since we launched version 1.0 late last year. Now Android is back with v2.1 (which you can download


Last week we announced Socialize SDK v2.0 for Android.  This week we’re announcing the alpha release of the v2.0 SDK for iOS.  Click here to download it, and please provide any bug reports or feedback on our support forum, which we monitor religiously. In version 1.0 launched last November, we packaged social actions into an easy-to-use