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7.7. Social Posting Network Setup

Updated 01.25.17

Watch our Social Network Authentication Video:

 

Watch our Social Auot Pilot tutorial video:

The Social Networks tab has two sections with two entirely different purposes. This tutorial page provides instructions for the BOTTOM PORTION:

Social POSTING Networks: Facebook, Facebook Pages, Twitter and LinkedIn networks for Social Posts and Status Updates through your NewPanda tool set. For more information, click here.

You can quickly authenticate for manual and/or Auto Pilot social posting to your Facebook, Facebook Pages, Twitter, and LinkedIn networks.  Once you have authenticated your social networks, follow the link at the bottom of this page to activate Social Auto Pilot channels and networks.  If you haven't signed up for Social Tools yet, click the GET SOCIAL link in your Settings / Social Networks tab.

You must allow popups from NewPanda in order to authenticate your Social Networks. The authentication wizard appears via invited popup. Click here for help allowing popups from NewPanda.

1. Choose the Social Networks tab from your Settings page:

2. From the Social Networks page, click Manage Social Networks at the bottom of the page

3. Add your Facebook, Facebook Pages, Twitter and/or LinkedIn information as desired by locating the appropriate application, clicking Connect, then following the prompts provided by each application.

Note: You must provide login and password information to allow the apps to communicate with NewPanda. If you are not comfortable allowing access, you will not be able to update your Facebook, Facebook pages, Twitter and LinkedIn applications through your NewPanda tools.

Facebook Profiles: To connect to your personal Facebook account, click the Facebook option. Then follow the prompts to provide NewPanda access to communicate with Facebook.  Click here for step by step instructions on which permissions to give NewPanda.

Facebook Pages: To add a Facebook Page, you must be logged in to your Facebook account AND your NewPanda account at the same time. Click Manage Social Networks, then select Facebook Pages. When the page refreshes, click Connect. See Facebook's document on how to create and get the most from your Facebook Page.

   

Then follow the Facebook prompts to allow NewPanda to communicate with your Facebook account and Pages. When the process is complete, your NewPanda Social Networks page will refresh and ask you to select the Pages you wish to add by clicking the Add link. You will be prompted to login to your Facebook account (again) by Facebook to authenticate your record.

Once you've connected with Facebook, the NewPanda system will display all Facebook Pages associated with your current Facebook account. Click Add for the page(s) you want to allow. Be sure to click SAVE at the bottom of the page to save your changes.

To add more Facebook Profiles and/or Pages, you'll need to log out of both your Facebook / Facebook Pages account AND your NewPanda tools, then login again. This is done to provide an extra layer of security by having you pass separate Facebook login information for each account you use.

Click Here for more information on Facebook's newest authentication protocol.

To edit a social network, simply delete the old one and add a new one.

Delete a social network by clicking the appropriate delete icon.

You can set up Social Networks "on the fly" during eMessage creation by following the prompts to Create a Social Message and following steps 2 and 3 above.

 

You're almost done! Click here to view instructions on activating Social Auto Pilot channels and networks. NewPanda cannot post to your Social Networks until you designate the Social Auto Pilot channels (topics) you want to get, and the Social Networks to which each topic should post.

IMPORTANT NOTES regarding Social Network Authentications:

 

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