Everlapse API : Moving Pictures Take Photo Sharing To New Heights

Candice McMillan, July 19th, 2013

EverlapseRecently launched, Everlapse, is a free iOS app for sharing images and slideshows. Communicating with images is already a winning formula in the world of social networking, but Everlapse makes it a little more interesting by providing something that is a bit more stimulating than just static photos, but not quite as complicated as videos. In a nutshell, it allows users to create and contribute to clips which are made up of various photos and displayed as a slideshow. By providing the Everlapse API, the company also makes it possible for developers to integrate this functionality with other applications.

Fanbible: A Mashup Of Rock n’ Roll Proportions

Candice McMillan, July 9th, 2013

For music fans and concert goers, having instant access to information on which bands are playing where is definitely a plus. Being in the know and never missing out when it comes to great gigs in your area is even better. In comes new Facebook mashup, Fanbible; a live music event guide that works on android, iPhone, iPad and desktop browsers, keeping users informed even when they’re on the go.

Trippin’ In API: Instant Insight Into What’s Hot And What’s Not

Candice McMillan, July 5th, 2013

Trippin' InWord of mouth is the best kind of information when looking for advice on where to eat, places to stay, things to do and more. Applications like Yelp and Tripadvisor offer users great insight when it comes to reviews and recommendations, but Trippin’ In takes this concept to the next level by providing up-to-date social rankings; instant insight into what’s popular right now. The Trippin’ In API makes it possible for this functionality to be integrated into already existing recommendation applications, further enhancing their relevance and appeal to users.

With Firefox 23 Beta, Firefox Opens Social API to All

Amy Castor, July 3rd, 2013

If you are a social developer, you can now integrate your web service directly into the Firefox browser. With the introduction of Firefox 23 beta, Mozilla is opening its Social API to the public, the company announced in a blog post.

HackPad API: A Handy Tool For Document Collaboration

Candice McMillan, July 1st, 2013

HackPadTaking notes, sharing thoughts with a team or others who may be interested, bouncing ideas around or working on quickly getting a job done; all these things are so easily accomplished with the help of a live group word processing tool. HackPad offers just this. It’s a lightweight collaborative tool that allows users to invite other users and edit documents in real time. What’s even better is that the availability of the HackPad API means that it’s possible to integrate this functionality into other sites.

New Social Media Channel Added to the Trumpia API

Janet Wagner, June 28th, 2013

TrumpiaTrumpia, a leading multi-channel marketing and messaging solution provider, has announced the availability of the social media messaging API, a brand new messaging and marketing channel for the Trumpia API.

Share TV Clips with the Grabyo API

Eric Carter, June 27th, 2013

GrabyoGrabyo recently opened its doors as a TV clip sharing service. Alongside its go to market lies the Grabyo API that allows developers to integrate Grabyo functionality with third party apps and sites. Grabyo describes itself as “the ultimate second screen experience.”

Jinni Expands API to Find Movies and TV to Satisfy Everyone’s Preference

Eric Carter, June 25th, 2013

JinniJinni, television and movie taste engine, has expanded its API to include a feature that discovers movies and shows that more than one viewer will enjoy: Watch Together. The Watch Together feature expands the discovery engine API to include social functionality (e.g. makes recommendations based on the tastes of multiple, disparate tastes). Based on multiple profiles of a group that would like to watch a show together, Watch Together makes a recommendation.

Glympse API: Location Sharing With More Control

Candice McMillan, June 25th, 2013

GlympseLocation information sharing has become a quick and easy way for people to effortlessly let friends or family know where they, where to meet or even how far away they are from a particular destination. For those with an ever-increasing mobile lifestyle, this kind of functionality can prove to be quite useful. Glympse is one of these location information tools that uses a dynamic map to update a user’s whereabouts in real time. Glympse also provides the Glympse API that may be interesting to developers who want to include real time location sharing in their applications or websites.

Text Message Marketing: Slick Text Debuts API

Amy Castor, June 24th, 2013

With so many people glued to their smart phones these days, text message marketing simply makes sense. Done right, it’s easy, personable and gets the word out instantly. Slick Text is on-board with the idea. The mobile marketing company has just released the Slick Text API that enables third-party developers to integrate its text message service into their own products.

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