Facebook Partners: At Least 15 Have APIs

Adam DuVander
Jan. 19 2012, 01:00PM EST

When Facebook announced its timeline partners yesterday, there were many familiar names on the list. Some were especially familiar to us because, in addition to now adding their "actions" to Facebook, they also provide APIs to access data created by their users.

Here are the 15 timeline action partners with APIs we've found so far:

Interestingly, two Facebook partners previously had APIs, neither of which appear to be available now:

The exchange of data is an important part of moving forward the web as a platform. That means the data flows both directions. In the past Facebook has had issues with wanting to collect and harbor all the data, but that's changed with its Facebook Graph API. These above companies are similarly helping with the exchange of data by providing APIs for anyone to access.

Adam DuVander Hi! I'm Developer Communications Director for SendGrid and former Executive Editor of ProgrammableWeb. I currently serve as a Contributing Editor. If you have API news, or are interested in writing for ProgrammableWeb, please contact editor@programmableweb.com Though I'm a fan of anything API-related, my particular interest is in mapping. I've published a how-to book, Map Scripting 101, to get anyone started making maps on websites. In a not-so-distant past life I wrote for Wired and Webmonkey.