Social Media Permissions

This article will cover how our permissions work for the social authorizations that can be associated with the hub: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. 

The most important thing to note is that our application will never ever, ever post automatically to any of your profiles. When our application makes a post or change on your behalf, it is because you have specifically agreed to do so within our interface (for example, by clicking Post to Twitter or Join LinkedIn Group). You will always be aware when something is about to be posted and you will always have the opportunity to opt-out or stop from posting. 

Let's get into the details for each platform:


Facebook

What do we ask for? 

When integrating your Facebook account with your Influitive account, we ask for access to:

  • Your public profile: If you chose to sign up with Facebook, then we will use this info to fill out your profile.
  • A link to your timeline: This allows us to point to your timeline when you do a social sharing challenge
  • Email address: this is the unique identifier which links your Influitive profile and Facebook profile

LinkedIn

What do we ask for?

When integrating your LinkedIn account with your Influitive account, we ask for access to:

  • Your basic profile information: If you chose to sign up with LinkedIn, then we will use this info to fill out your profile
  • The primary email address associated with your LinkedIn account: This is the unique identifier which links your Influitive profile and your LinkedIn profile
  • Post updates to LinkedIn as you: This allows Influitive to post to LinkedIn when you complete social sharing challenges. Influitive never posts updates that are not triggered by you.

Twitter

What do we ask for?

When integrating your Twitter account with your Influitive account, we ask for access to:

  • Read tweets from your timeline: This allows us to verify your Tweet and display it to the administrator of the AdvocateHub you are a member of
  • See who you follow, and follow new people: This enables the "Follow on Twitter" challenges which award points for following accounts
  • Update your profile: We do not require or use this access. Twitter does not provide a deep level of granularity when apps such as Influitive ask for permission. It batches certain permissions together, and this one comes as part of the batch which includes the permissions we require. 
  • Post tweets for you: This enables the "Post to Twitter" or social sharing challenges which award points for tweeting.
  • See your email address: This is the unique identifier which links your Influitive profile and your Twitter profile

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