I thought the social network space was filled up by the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, kind of like how online bookstores have been dominated by companies led by Amazon. Sure, there are new social network competitors, but we grok the beast. But just when LinkedIn seemed to define the boundaries of social networking, Instagram comes out of nowhere and suddenly we understand less than we thought. Far from set in its ways, of social networking is being rocked by waves of game changers. In an article in Fortune, HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes serves up 7 contenders to watch in 2013.
Just months ago, Chirpify was known as the company that "turns tweets into transactions." Chirpify has now deemed such commerce "in-stream commerce" and CEO (Chris Teso) has an interesting outlook on the industry that he feels Chirpify leads.
Today in APIs: Yelp Aqcuires its European Rival, Social Commerce Expands to Instagram and 14 New APIs
Yelp takes a big step forward by acquiring Qype. Chirpify expands its social commerce platform to include Instagram. Plus: Zuckerberg and Facebook have thought about charging for its APIs, but advertising is better, Rackspace Cloud Block Storage is now in unlimited availability and 14 new APIs.
||The ReviewTrust API integrates consumers' reviews with the aim to increase trust at a purchase time. It is available in JSON format with Api Key. Resources include URL, endpoint, parameters, and...||Feedback||06.14.2016|
||The Kentico API integrates forums features into web services and mobile applications. It is available in JSON protocol with secure session authentication. Resources available for front-end and back-...||Forums||06.08.2016|
||The Bucky Box API simplifies the integration of shopping carts for third-party sites. Users can also embed it as a turnkey system for channeling new customers along with new orders into the Bucky Box...||eCommerce||06.07.2016|
||ChargeIO is an Austin based payment processing platform for ACH and credit card payments. The Merchant API is used to access and edit merchant and accounts information, and it allows accepting and...||Payments||06.03.2016|
DealsRace Deals Picker
||The DealsRace Deals Picker API allows developers to integrate a price comparison system into their existing applications. The API provides price comparisons, coupons, and deals for more than 1000 e-...||eCommerce||05.31.2016|