ProgrammableWeb tracks the latest API news to keep you on top of the API economy
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On Friday, Twitter cut off API access to Diplotwoops and Politwoops, services that bring to light tweets deleted by politicians, diplomats and embassies.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Mapping, Monitoring, and Home Automation categories, among others. Here's a summary of what is new.
A software engineer is urging Facebook to implement additional security measures to help prevent hackers from using one of Facebook’s APIs to harvest users’ personal data.
DigitalGlobe has launched a brand-new DigitalGlobe Maps API that provides access to high-resolution Earth imagery, interactive maps, static maps and other geospatial content.
Gnip’s Full-Archive Search API builds upon its 30-Day replay to provide customers with a solution that provides instant historical Twitter data.
Facebook believes opening up a reference app for its Marketing API will kick-start developers' efforts when it comes to creating effective marketing.
Instagram has opened the Instagram Ads API to a select group of marketing partners. The API allows businesses to publish digital ads on the Instagram photo-sharing network.
The Twitter API and Ads Platform have helped Tribune Publishing drive distribution and engagement through the integration of Twitter Sharelines, making sharing articles seamless.
Mapsense has released the Context API which can be used to analyze millions of spatial data points found in geotagged data such as tweets, Census Bureau demographics, etc.
Google Maps API makes it possible for The Weather Channel to tap into the power of crowd-sourced data to make its weather maps more accurate.
Using Google Maps Web Services APIs, Chicago's Department of Transportation implemented sophisticated GIS management software to improve efficiency of civic construction projects.
DataSift has announced the launch of VEDO Intent, a new service that makes it possible to build advanced machine learning-based classifiers.
Google has launched Eddystone, a new set of location-based technology products that include a new open Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) format and two new APIs.
In an effort toward greater support for developers — and API developers in particular — MapQuest has released a raft of substantial changes over the last couple of months.
Shortly after Twitter ended Meerkat's API access, Meerkat transitioned to Facebook for sign-up and social media features. Meerkat also launched sharing and storage features.
The latest update to Facebook's Graph API gives developers more say over when and how they opt into new features. Facebook also updated its Android and iOS SDKs.
A draft API specification has been released by W3C to promote standards in designing geofencing APIs. While offering efficient geolocation monitoring, there are privacy concerns.
We've added several APIs to the directory today in Tools, Email, and Translation categories, among others. Also added were client libraries for Google Distance Matrix API.