32 APIs Used in 7 Days: Amazon, Bing, Foursquare, Google, LinkedIn, MySpace, Twitter and Yelp

John Musser, January 24th, 2010

This past week 18 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include DigitalNZ, Doba, Foursquare, Hi5, Mobypicture and Yahoo Placemaker. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 11 mashups), Mapping (6 APIs, 13 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 used in API status

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Album art search, ashopa

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 used in API status

Bebo Bebo used in FbFriendFinder.com

Bing Maps Bing Maps used in ParkInfo – Find Public Parks in California

Brightkite Brightkite used in FbFriendFinder.com

Calais Calais used in Digital NZ Geoparser

Digg Digg used in FbFriendFinder.com

DigitalNZ DigitalNZ used in Digital NZ Geoparser

Disqus Disqus used in Geo Talk

Doba Doba used in MagenPro

Flickr Flickr used in FbFriendFinder.com, iMapflickr.com: Embeddable Google Map and Flickr Mashups

Foursquare Foursquare used in FbFriendFinder.com

Google Chart Google Chart used in API status, Starbucks Location Information

Google Contacts Google Contacts used in FbFriendFinder.com

Google Earth Google Earth used in ParkInfo – Find Public Parks in California

Google Maps Google Maps used in Austin Marathon Elevation Data, Geo Talk, Golf World Wide, iMapflickr.com: Embeddable Google Map and Flickr Mashups, In Their Honour, okSchool Explorer, ParkInfo – Find Public Parks in California, Starbucks Location Information

Hi5 Hi5 used in FbFriendFinder.com

Imeem Imeem used in FbFriendFinder.com

Last.fm Last.fm used in FbFriendFinder.com

LinkedIn LinkedIn used in FbFriendFinder.com

LiveJournal LiveJournal used in FbFriendFinder.com

MaxMind GeoIP MaxMind GeoIP used in Plotting GeoLocation Points on a 3D Earth Model

Mobypicture Mobypicture used in FbFriendFinder.com

MySpace MySpace used in FbFriendFinder.com

OpenLayers OpenLayers used in okSchool Explorer

PayPal PayPal used in FbFriendFinder.com, PayBook

SoundCloud SoundCloud used in FbFriendFinder.com

Twitter Twitter used in Chitter.TV, FbFriendFinder.com, Starbucks Location Information, Top Stock Tweets

WatchMouse  WatchMouse used in API status

Yahoo Placemaker Yahoo Placemaker used in Digital NZ Geoparser

Yelp Yelp used in Starbucks Location Information

Mashups of the day:
And each day there is one mashup selected to be Mashup of the Day. Here are last week’s winners:

 Album art search

 API status

 FbFriendFinder.com

 iMapflickr.com: Embeddable Google Map and Flickr Mashups

 ParkInfo – Find Public Parks in California

 Starbucks Location Information

 Top Stock Tweets

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