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.


53 Microblogging APIs: Twitter, TwitPic and What The Trend

Wendell Santos, May 22nd, 2012

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.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML [...]


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.


36 APIs Used in 7 Days: Zillow, Rotten Tomatoes, Netflix

Wendell Santos, July 9th, 2011

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:


Best New Mashups: Twitter Photo Mashups

Allen Tipper, June 29th, 2011

TwitterWith Twitter adding its own photo uploads, we thought it’d be a nice time to go through some of the intelligent mashups that use photos posted to Twitter in an interesting way. I bet a lot of these will get some nice updates to integrate the official Twitter photo capability. First of all, we’ll talk about the recent Mashup of the Day, Hashtagram.


17 APIs Used in 7 Days: Rotten Tomatoes, Bing and Yahoo BOSS

Adam DuVander, June 4th, 2011

This past week 9 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Plixi, Rotten Tomatoes, Tagul and Twitgoo. The most often used APIs this week are FanFeedr Sports News, Plixi and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Search (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Photos (3 APIs, 3 mashups) and Social (2 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Twitter’s Other Ecosystem: Twitter-derived APIs Double in One Year

Adam DuVander, May 26th, 2011

TwitterLast 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.


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:


29 APIs Used in 7 Days: Flickr, Google App Engine and Bing

Adam DuVander, September 18th, 2010

This past week 26 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 29 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AlternativeTo, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, Google Health, Gowalla, Pusher, Thounds and Tribe HR. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, [...]


30 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Google Visualization and Yahoo Maps

Adam DuVander, September 11th, 2010

This past week 20 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 30 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Amazon Flexible Payments Service, Enthusem, Heroku, ImageShack, Intel CPU, Meebo, Mendeley, Microsoft Translator, Science Museum , SendGrid, TeachStreet Classes and Courses, TweetPhoto and Twitgoo. The most often used APIs this week are Box.net, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups), Other (4 APIs, 5 mashups) and Utility (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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