January 23, 2011
Think signing petitions is useless? There's probably an app for that. But Change.org proves the cynics wrong--every day. And now there's a Change.org API to rattle the powerful even further. The API is in beta, is free, and uses REST with JSON returned. The API covers a multitude of requests from creating petitions to checking signatures, from looking at the case for a petition to updating them.
More and more consumers are using a second device (usually a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet) while watching television. Many consumers are using their "second-screen" to update their Facebook status, post on Twitter, chat with friends or engage in other online social activities.
The sales world is clearly undergoing a serious shift in the way that it operates. Brick and mortar retailers are forced to compete with online stores that can offer more aggressive pricing based on lower operational cost. In many retail sectors this has been obvious for some time; other sales arenas have been far more resistant to internet migration. This post will attempt to illustrate the significance of the Chictopia API to the fashion industries move to the internet.