945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur 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.


307 Mobile APIs: Foursquare, Instagram and iTunes

Wendell Santos, March 27th, 2012

foursquareOur API directory now includes 307 mobile APIs. The newest is the Mobilepax API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the foursquare API. We list 81 foursquare mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of mobile APIs.


203 Photo APIs: Flickr, Foursquare and Yahoo Image Search

Wendell Santos, February 22nd, 2012

FlickrOur API directory now includes 203 photo APIs. The newest is the Getty Images Connect API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Flickr API. We list 600 Flickr mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of photo APIs.


35 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, YouTube and Twitter

Adam DuVander, October 2nd, 2010

This past week 28 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 35 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Cownt Us, Fizber Neighborhoods by State, Grooveshark, QuickFuse, RealtyBaron Answers, Safe Creative, Subj3ct and Zendesk. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (5 APIs, 11 mashups), Photos (4 APIs, 5 mashups) and Social (3 APIs, 10 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


23 APIs Used This Week: Bing Maps, Facebook, Google Buzz, Netflix, Spotify, Yahoo BOSS, and YouTube

John Musser, June 12th, 2010

This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Drawloop, Face.com, Google Buzz, iTunes and iTunes Connect, Songkick, Spotify Metadata and Your Mapper API. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Google Maps and Spotify Metadata. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (5 APIs, 7 mashups), Photos (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups).


Best New Mashups: Get At Hidden Data

Adam DuVander, April 1st, 2010

FacebookMost mashups rely on data from other APIs to do their thing. That’s part of the power of open APIs. There’s a special class of mashup that we’re featuring today. These extract additional data, hidden from casual view. Now you can find out where that short URL points, the lyrics (and more) for any song, or the spot where you can meet in the middle–as long as you can spell rendezvous.


27 APIs Combined to Build 12 Mashups: Twitter, YouTube, Google, BBC, Billboard, Amazon, Facebook, and Flickr

John Musser, March 20th, 2010

This past week 12 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 27 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Bandsintown, BBC Music and Billboard. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Google Maps Flash and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (7 APIs, 8 mashups), Mapping (4 APIs, 10 mashups) and Search (2 APIs, 2 mashups).


Celebrate Your Developers: a Lesson From Mobypicture

Adam DuVander, March 9th, 2010

MobypictureIf you’re looking to run a successful developer program, you should probably pay attention to Mathys van Abbe. He’s the founder of Mobypicture (our Mobypicture API profile), which has just celebrated its 500th developer.


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).


Best New Mashups: Album Art, Facebook Friends and Geo Aggregator

Adam DuVander, January 29th, 2010

Programmable Web now tracks over 4,600 mashups. Every day one new app is chosen as mashup of the day. And then, sometimes we like to point out a few that especially catch our attention.


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