40 APIs Used in 7 Days: Google, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, and WeatherBug

John Musser, February 6th, 2010

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 40 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include BooRah Restaurant Search, FlightStats, Google Wave, Livekick, Mobypicture and True Knowledge. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Search (6 APIs, 8 mashups), Mapping (5 APIs, 13 mashups) and Photos (4 APIs, 7 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

Amazon eCommerce Amazon eCommerce used in Insider Arts, Tinkrbox

BooRah Restaurant Search BooRah Restaurant Search used in Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

DBpedia DBpedia used in Sumavisos Clasificados

del.icio.us del.icio.us used in Similar Site Search

Eventful Eventful used in Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

Facebook Facebook used in Egiate, Tinkrbox

Flickr Flickr used in Insider Arts, Lowlands Mashup, News on Haiti, Tinkrbox

FlightStats FlightStats used in Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

GeoNames GeoNames used in Sumavisos Clasificados

Google AdSense Google AdSense used in Sumavisos Clasificados

Google AJAX Libraries Google AJAX Libraries used in Lowlands Mashup

Google Analytics Google Analytics used in Sumavisos Clasificados

Google App Engine Google App Engine used in Sumavisos Clasificados

Google Base Google Base used in News on Haiti, Sumavisos Clasificados

Google Calendar Google Calendar used in Fertility

Google Chart Google Chart used in #LinS Stats on Your LinkedIn Social Graph, Lowlands Mashup

Google Earth Google Earth used in Egiate

Google Maps Google Maps used in E.P. Carrillo, Egiate, In This Light And On This Evening – Editors Hack, IP Geolocation Search, Lowlands Mashup, News on Haiti, Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant, Sumavisos Clasificados, Togfrog Adventure Travel Videos

Google Maps Data Google Maps Data used in Lowlands Mashup

Google Picasa Google Picasa used in Lowlands Mashup

Google Search Google Search used in IP Geolocation Search, Lowlands Mashup, Similar Site Search

Google Spreadsheets Google Spreadsheets used in Sumavisos Clasificados

Google Wave Google Wave used in Sumavisos Clasificados

LinkedIn LinkedIn used in #LinS Stats on Your LinkedIn Social Graph, Sumavisos Clasificados

Livekick Livekick used in Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

MaxMind GeoIP MaxMind GeoIP used in IP Geolocation Search

Mobypicture Mobypicture used in Lowlands Mashup

Technorati Technorati used in Lowlands Mashup

True Knowledge True Knowledge used in Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

Twilio Twilio used in Telepheed

TwitPic TwitPic used in Lowlands Mashup

Twitter Twitter used in E.P. Carrillo, Lowlands Mashup, Telepheed, Tinkrbox

Ustream.TV Ustream.TV used in Lowlands Mashup

Vimeo Vimeo used in Lowlands Mashup

WeatherBug WeatherBug used in Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

Yahoo BOSS Yahoo BOSS used in Insider Arts

Yahoo Local Search Yahoo Local Search used in Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

Yahoo Search Yahoo Search used in News on Haiti

Yelp Yelp used in Egiate, Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

YouTube YouTube used in Lowlands Mashup, Tinkrbox, Togfrog Adventure Travel Videos

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

 #LinS Stats on Your LinkedIn Social Graph

 Egiate

 Insider Arts

 IP Geolocation Search

 Siri – Your Virtual Personal Assistant

 Tinkrbox

 Togfrog Adventure Travel Videos

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