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.

API Spotlight: Twitter Trends, Face Detection and the Census

Adam DuVander, July 27th, 2012

LambdaLabs FaceOf the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eight, which included the LambdaLabs Face API for facial detection, which takes up where the Face.com API left off. We said it’s a great first release, but needs to add face recognition in addition to detection. That feature is coming soon. Read more in the LambdaLabs Face API post or check out the LambdaLabs Face API profile.

Stay on Top of Twitter Trends with the Twirus API

Candice McMillan, July 26th, 2012

TwirusAnyone worth their weight in tweets knows the importance of the ‘trending topic’. Twitter is an exceptional social tool, not only for witty banter, but for serious business too. Staying on top of trending topics is vital in the attempt to stay current and relevant, and to know what your target audience is talking about. But how relevant are the trending topics determined by Twitter? For the English speaking world; extremely relevant. For the rest of the world; not so much.

56 New APIs: Zapier, FoxMetrics and ShopperTrak

Wendell Santos, July 1st, 2012
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This week we had 56 new APIs added to our API directory including a social media marketing platform, people counting analytics service, application integration service, website visitor activity monitoring service, and hotel and accommodation check-in service. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Google Compute, New YouTube API and 22 New APIs

Romin Irani, June 29th, 2012

Google Announces its competitor to Amazon EC2. YouTube wants you to create awesome experiences using their new APIs. Plus: Zynga reveals API for third-party developers, the health graph expands and 22 New APIs.

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