Two Great Social Data Platforms: How DataSift and Gnip Stack Up

Janet Wagner, February 10th, 2014

Social Data has become critical to developing business strategies, marketing brands and products, and gaining insights into consumers’ thought processes and buying patterns. The availability of real-time social data, along with the growing trend of Data as a Service (DaaS), has led to the development of platforms that provide business-critical social data on demand. Many platforms not only provide access to streams of social data, but incorporate business intelligence (BI) technologies and analytics capabilities as well.


Nutritionix Plans to Launch Nutrition Label Transcription API

Janet Wagner, December 24th, 2013

NutritionixNutritionix, a leading provider of food data and nutrition information on restaurants, packaged foods and common foods, plans to launch a public version of its Nutrition Label Transcription API in 2014. Nutritionix currently provides a Nutritionix API which allows programmatic access to a database of more than 300,000 foods, nutrition data and UPC/barcodes. The Nutritionix API was one of the APIs used to create Mappetite, an app that won the “best usage of a 3scale powered API” prize at the Future of Food Hackathon + Forum in November.


Today in APIs: Pop.co is API Driven, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 20th, 2013

Pop.co explains why its architecture is driven by APIs. Plus: Salesforce deploys APIs to redefine customer relationships, and 11 new APIs.


466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.


The State Decoded Platform Now Features Brand New, Public API

Janet Wagner, February 13th, 2013

State DecodedThe State Decoded has just announced the release of platform version 0.6 which includes a brand new, full featured, public web API. The State Decoded is a platform that displays state codes, court decisions, and information from legislative tracking services in a format that makes it easier to read and better understood by humans.


15 APIs Used in 7 Days: Flickr, Google App Engine and Mail Chimp

Wendell Santos, October 20th, 2012

This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 15 different APIs were used to build them. and The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twitter and Your Mapper . And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (3 APIs, 5 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Other (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


316 Government APIs: Sunlight Labs Congress, NOAA National Weather Service and US Postal Service

Wendell Santos, September 25th, 2012

Sunlight Labs CongressOur API directory now includes 316 government APIs. The newest is the Google Civic Information API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Sunlight Labs Congress API. We list 19 Sunlight Labs Congress mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of government APIs.


71 New APIs: Wishpot, Gecko and Optical Character Recognition

Wendell Santos, May 13th, 2012
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This week we had 71 new APIs added to our API directory including a social eCommerce platform, optical character recognition service, location information services, web marketing services and a mobile printing app. In addition we covered Involver’s launch of a groundbreaking social advertising optimization API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


54 Data APIs: RapLeaf, Outside.in and Factual

Wendell Santos, March 20th, 2012

RapLeafOur API directory now includes 54 data APIs. The newest is the PicketReport Lifestyle API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the RapLeaf API. We list 6 RapLeaf mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of data APIs.


61 Geolocation APIs: Panoramio, Google Gears and Yahoo

Wendell Santos, March 14th, 2012

PanoramioOur API directory now includes 61 geolocation APIs. The newest is the Onuma WFS API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Panoramio API. We list 45 Panoramio mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of geolocation APIs.


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