Mashups using the same API (3)
A place to find out what's public about yourself and others.
Shows Rotten Tomatoes ratings on Netflix, IMDB, Redbox, Fandango and Movies.com pages.
This is a browser extension that allows you to receive and send tweets from any page on the internet. TweetPlus has two very strong uses. 1) For anyone who works in an office setting, TweetPlus...
After four months, Facebook is set to open its timeline actions to developers this week, according to AllThingsD. The feature is an addition to the Facebook Graph API that allows developers to assign verbs for actions users perform within applications. For example, how users now "like" things, they'll also be able to "read" articles, "play" games and "listen" to music. I would expect many, many actions to be submitted to Facebook for approval, especially related to game-specific acts. It's too early to tell how closely the social network will watch its pending list of actions, though there's a clear approval process.
There are many ways for websites to tap into online social networking services to allow their users to connect with each other. Now, for publishers who want to add social network functions to already existing websites, Yahoo! has announced their new Updates API, a web service that provides permission-based access to the actions of any user with a Yahoo! account. As part of Yahoo!'s Open Strategy (Y!OS), this API essentially allows developers to treat the Yahoo! network as a social networking platform (for more on Y!OS see our coverage of the initial Y!OS announcement and their YQL launch).
APIs serve up a lot of valuable data and resources, but the most valuable API currency right now is social data, and specifically public data from Twitter. APIs are essential in not just accessing this social data, but also delivering meaning extracted from this firehose of social data.
Active Campsite Search
||The Active Campsite Search allows to access data from parks, campgrounds, and campsites located in the United States and Canada. Search filters include RV friendly, electricity, hunting, fishing,...||Fitness||07.27.2015|
JustVisual Adoptable Pet
||JustVisual Adoptable Pet API offers data access to image recognition capabilities, in this case to identify adoptable pets. A sample GET request to the pets API is available. Every time a user...||Recognition||07.20.2015|
||#Gah People helps people from the FreeNode IRC channel #gah to discover one another. The website's XML-RPC API can be used to retrieve a list of all people on #gah or to retrieve people based on...||Social||01.29.2013|
100 Facts About Me
||100 Facts About Me is a Russian website dedicated to helping people become better friends by providing an easy way to share information about yourself. The 100 Facts About Me API enables users to...||Social||08.13.2011|
||Spanish-language service headquartered in Madrid provides bookmarking and networking directory functions. Entries may include customer reviews and suggestions. API methods support search against a...||Search||12.06.2011|