February 3, 2011
Popular image-sharing application mlkshk now has a mlkshk API for building mlkshk-enabled applications. The service provides a social image discovery and sharing technology, with a RESTful API allowing access to a user's mlkshk account, friends, favorites, and personal image collections also known as "shakes."
A number of ad tech sources reported that Snapchat has engaged select ad partners for an advertising API development. Snapchat declined to comment, but many have anticipated an advertising API from Snapchat. While an ad API makes sense, Snapchat has an unfortunate history with API vulnerabilities.
Datasift has released a new query builder for customers working with social media. It answers a simple question: what do you do as a company, with all that data, all the Tweets, Facebook and blog comments about you? It turns out, that if you can really focus in on the comments about you, about your industry, about what customers are thinking, the answer is a goldmine of connection to your best customers and a key to going viral.