Single purpose API
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 BINFind API determines the bank, type, and country of an issued card using it's first 6 digits (BIN number). Available in JSON and XML formats with GET and URL as API usage.||Financial||07.10.2016|
||Shipwallet is a Sweden based logisitics firm dedicated to shoppers, merchants, and carriers. This platform aggregates several shipping options which are offered via the Shipwallet API. Developers can...||eCommerce||06.30.2016|
||Alternative Payments is an eCommerce payment provider based in California which features a Smart Button that automatically displays the consumer's local payment solutions. This platform offers direct...||Payments||06.22.2016|
||Veeqo is a multichannel order processing platform, and inventory management system. This platform supports shipping label printing, reporting, and accounting integration which allow for automated...||API||06.22.2016|
||Payment Savvy is a payment processing provider that offers ACH, credit card support, and online payment gateway. Additionally, it supports chargeback protection, recurring billing, and pay by texting...||Payments||06.20.2016|