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Yahoo Contacts API

The Yahoo Contacts API enables applications to view and edit the social relationships that exist in the Yahoo Address Book. The Contacts API is based on OAuth, which allows the secure transfer of data in a way that respects user privacy and permissions.

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Yahoo Contacts: Highlights

Summary
Yahoo address book
Category
Social
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON, XML
API home
http://developer.yahoo.com/social/contacts/ 
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58 APIs by Yahoo

Yahoo Contacts: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://social.yahooapis.com/v1/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
request-ab-api-ctos@yahoo-inc.com  
Provider
www.yahoo.com  
Company
Yahoo  
Non-Commercial Lic.
Yes  
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
5000 queries/day 
Terms of Service
info.yahoo.com/legal/us/yahoo/api/api-2140.html 

Security

Authentication Model
OAuth 
SSL Support
Yes 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
PHP, Flash 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
developer.yahoo.net/blog/ 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
developer.yahoo.net/forum/index.php?showforum=44 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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