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Buffer vs Lateral: What are the differences?

Developers describe Buffer as "The easiest way to schedule tweets, Facebook posts and more". Buffer helps you manage multiple social media accounts at once. Quickly schedule content from anywhere on the web, collaborate with team members, and analyze rich statistics on how your posts perform. On the other hand, Lateral is detailed as "The ultimate API for recommending your content". Delight your users with personalised content recommendations. It's easy to set up and works with or without collaborative data. The Lateral API is trained on 10s of millions of high quality documents from law, academia and journalism. It can understand any document and provide intelligent recommendations.

Buffer belongs to "Social Media Tools" category of the tech stack, while Lateral can be primarily classified under "Machine Learning as a Service".

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Pros of Buffer
Pros of Lateral
  • 50
    Super simple to schedule tweets
  • 23
    Buffer from my browser; integrates with my work flow
  • 9
    Awesome UI
  • 6
    Fair pricing
  • 4
    Weekly analytics report email
  • 3
    Re-buffer posts
  • 2
    Mobile App
  • 1
    Schedule tweets via API
  • 1
    Pablo for images
  • 1
    Easy to visualise time line
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    Cons of Buffer
    Cons of Lateral
    • 1
      Re-buffering a lot of tweets is pretty painful
    • 1
      Mobile app could use some work
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      What is Buffer?

      Buffer helps you manage multiple social media accounts at once. Quickly schedule content from anywhere on the web, collaborate with team members, and analyze rich statistics on how your posts perform.

      What is Lateral?

      Delight your users with personalised content recommendations. It's easy to set up and works with or without collaborative data. The Lateral API is trained on 10s of millions of high quality documents from law, academia and journalism. It can understand any document and provide intelligent recommendations.

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          What are some alternatives to Buffer and Lateral?
          Sprout Social
          It is a social media management tool created to help businesses grow their social media presence. You can understand and reach your audience, engage your community and measure performance with the only all-in-one social media management platform built for connection.
          Hootsuite
          It manages all your social media in one place. From finding prospects to serving customers, it helps you do more with your social media. The system's user interface takes the form of a dashboard, and supports social network integrations.
          Stream
          Stream allows you to build scalable feeds, activity streams, and chat. Stream’s simple, yet powerful API’s and SDKs are used by some of the largest and most popular applications for feeds and chat. SDKs available for most popular languages.
          AddThis
          It provide tools that make it easier to share content across the social web, and provides publishers with increased traffic and in-depth analytics.
          Tweetdeck
          The most powerful Twitter tool for real-time tracking, organizing, and engagement. Reach your audiences and discover the best of Twitter.From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, get the full story with all the live commentary.
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