Best New Mashups: Pinterest Mashups

Wendell Santos, May 24th, 2013

PinterestThe ever elusive Pinterest API made news once again this week when its documentation briefly appeared on the Pinterest developer site. Here at ProgrammableWeb, the Pinterest API profile is our most viewed page showing that developers are itching for more information. While the official API hasn’t been released, we’ve still seen a number of mashups that take advantage of Pinterest’s functionality. Below we highlight a few of them.

When Text Doesn’t Quite Get The Message Across: SayRoom API

Candice McMillan, May 22nd, 2013

SayRoomThe sharing of thousands of online images is a big part of daily social media interaction. Even with the accompanying comments enhanced by expressive punctuation or clever emoticons, however, nothing beats an actual spoken response for an accurate representation of how a person has really responded to an image or what they really think about that image. SayRoom makes this possible by allowing users to actually voice and share their recorded reactions. The service also provides the SayRoom API that allows developers to access these audio messages created by users.

Six New Social Data Sources Added to Gnip Enterprise Data Collector Product

Janet Wagner, April 9th, 2013

GnipGnip, a social media data aggregation platform and social media API, has announced that the company has added six new social data sources to the Gnip Enterprise Data Collector product. The six public APIs that have been added to the platform include bitly, Instagram, Reddit, Stack Overflow, Panaramio and Plurk.

Spotify Metadata API Now Available at Mashape

Janet Wagner, March 29th, 2013

SpotifySpotify has just added the Spotify Web API to Mashape, a popular marketplace where cloud APIs can be distributed, monetized, managed and consumed. Developers can use the Spotify API to search and display data such as albums, artists and music tracks from Spotify’s vast music database.

Today in APIs: API Call in Drawing, APIs Killed Business Development, and 16 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 25th, 2013

Use an API call to win a startup pack. How the API killed business development jobs. Plus: Stop writing REST API clients, Twitter App reaches token limit, and 16 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Mining Archives, Open Innovation, and 24 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 11th, 2013

New York Times Article SearchWhy the New York Times is key to the future. Open innovation and the distributed business model. Plus: service tracks API client library changes, Twitter advertising API, and 24 new APIs.

Interview Hilary Mason Chief Scientist bitly

Ajay Ohri, January 28th, 2013

Bit.lyIn this interview with Hilary Mason, chief scientist of bitly, we discuss the growth of the bitly API and the steps that were taken to reach this point. The bitly API is one of the most widely known APIs and they have recently launched some new APIs.

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 Jobs from Intuit, Tumblr and Vonage

John Sheehan, December 28th, 2012

API JobsThis weeks roundup of API jobs spans from New York City, NY to Mountain View, CA. We take a step away from San Francisco to look at jobs with Vonage and Tumblr.

Best New Mashups: November Roundup Featuring Facebook, Instagram and Prosperent

Wendell Santos, November 30th, 2012

FacebookDecember starts tomorrow and brings with it the upcoming holiday season. Before we dive headfirst into the final month of the year, let’s take a look back at November and the best mashups that we didn’t catch the first time around. This group of mashups include a social content discovery site, shopping price comparison, business traveler information and a keyword research tool. For more information keep reading below.

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