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.
Our API directory now includes 53 microblogging APIs. The newest is the Sohu Microblogging API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list 708 Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of microblogging APIs.
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This past week 10 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 36 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Active.com, IP2Location, Rotten Tomatoes, The Movie DB, Trulia, TweepSearch, Tweet Press, TweetARun, TweetFeel Twitter Sentiment , TweetLater, TweetRL, TweetSentiments, TweetShrink and Weather Central. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and TweetSentiments. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (8 APIs, 9 mashups), Blogging (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Last April we wrote about How Twitter’s 1 API Gave Birth to 43 New APIs. One year later, there are now 86 Twitter-derived APIs in our directory. The growth of Twitter-based APIs outpaced Twitter mashups, an area we also saw a lot of growth. There are now nearly 600 Twitter mashups. It wasn’t even a year ago that we marked the 400 Twitter mashup milestone.
While Twitter mashups continue their tremendous growth, there’s another area we’re also noticing blossom: Twitter APIs. These developer-created apps process data from Twitter, adding value and sharing that back out for developers.
Ever wondered how many of your Twitter followers are web developers? Paging through twenty at a time and looking at bios is too slow to be worth answering that question. Using TweepSearch, you can quickly find that answer… and several others you’ll come up with after you see how easy it is.