Our API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.
Why did Pinterest remove its API documentation earlier this year? Well, apparently there is no rush to release an already developed API to the public yet. In fact, it may not be released for a while as Pinterest wants to avoid re-tweeting the #mistakes Twitter made in its infancy.
This week we had 40 new APIs added to our API directory including bass guitar web portal, payment processing service, social media and email marketing platform, photo sharing and storage service, crowdsourced moderation services, mobile marketing service and advertising campaign management. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.
This past week 43 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 53 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include CyberSource Simple, FatSecret, Google Fusion Tables and Yahoo Contacts. The most often used APIs this week are Flickr, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (9 APIs, 33 mashups), Social (9 APIs, 22 mashups) and Internet (6 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
This past week 17 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 56 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Blogmarks, Friendster, Gigablast, Posterous, Twinfluence, Twitter Grader, TypePad , ZoomIn and ZoomInfo. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Twitter and YouTube. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (9 APIs, 15 mashups), Search (7 APIs, 11 mashups) and Video (7 APIs, 12 mashups). The following list shows which APIs were used by which mashups.
This past week 16 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cloudspeakers, Friendster, Hyves, and Printfection. The most often used APIs this week are Amazon eCommerce, Google Maps, and Twitter. And the most frequently used types of APIs were Shopping (7 APIs, 8 mashups), Social (7 APIs, 9 mashups), and Search (4 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups.
This week we had 8 new APIs added to our API directory ranging from comics, to Videos, to Japanese game search and Romanian geocoding. Of course the big API story of the week came from Google and their Google Wave announcement. The other new APIs in this set once again represent a diverse lot — here’s the full list:
The notion of social networks as open platforms are going take a big step forward this week when Google officially announces OpenSocial, a set of common APIs to let developers create applications that run across any OpenSocial compatible site. The APIs will cover many of the essential social networking functions: Profile Information (user data), Friends [...]
The battle of social APIs continues to heat-up with this week’s newest entry to our listings: the Friendster API. Although Friendster has been out of the headlines for awhile, they do have 50 million registered users. According to this TechCrunch report the API is currently open to developers but will not be available to live [...]