Google has a lot of APIs, more than any other company we track. Perhaps as part of adding many APIs, the search giant also has to remove them from time to time. Recently the company has become more liberal in its platform pruning, with at least three separate announcements this year. Most recently Google dropped three more APIs, including the Google Buzz API.
Google Wave was seen as one of the spectacular failures of 2010. While the product did not find resonance with the users, the underlying technology that was used in it has been winding its way to acceptance ranging from getting incubated in Apache and a new offering from Google labs named Google Shared Spaces.
||GetSocial is an in-app social marketing platform that features real-time chat, activity feeds, push notifications, and sharing. The GetSocial platform can be used to monetize and convert users into...||Social||08.05.2016|
||The Avatar API allows developers to get a user's profile picture and real name based on their email address. This can be used to personalize email-based communications or even just to add real names...||Profiles||07.31.2016|
||The Gnip Engagement API allows users and companies to understand and improve Twitter ROI by providing data on how content on Twitter is engaged with by Twitter users. The API provides data on how...||Social||07.12.2016|
||The Gnip Audience API allows users to understand the demographics of Twitter users, either individually or as a set of users. Some example types of demographic characteristics include gender,...||Social||07.12.2016|
||The Sonar API integrates business messages into mobile channels. It is available in HTTP and JSON formats with token. Resources include sandbox, webhooks, and Facebook messenger integration.||Messaging||07.08.2016|