While map mashups in many ways defined this genre of application, the second most popular type of web mashup here on ProgrammableWeb are photo mashups. How popular? Just this past week the number of photo-related mashups passed the 500 mark, and there are now 505 listed.
And even though there are now 48 photo APIs, it’s still Flickr and their ever-popular API that rule this segment. There are now 382 Flickr mashups listed here. The next most popular photo APIs include ImageLoop, Panoramio and Picasa (the latter two being Google products).
Lately we’ve seen a trend in mashups that combine music APIs and photo APIs. Here is a sample of three from this month:
Track this topic at our photo API and mashup dashboard.