May 24, 2011
Until recently, only a handful of vendors have had access to the Facebook Ads API—a few major tool developers and some folks willing to make a $5M deposit with Facebook. We've been running Facebook ads and building apps for the last 4 years. The breakdown on the Facebook Ads API: It’s not exactly as robust as the Google AdWords API, but that creates an opportunity to build what Facebook has missed, or game the system, depending on whether you’re white or black hat.
In order for a website to have any impact on the web, it has to be seen. Knowing how many people have visited the site and if it's effective enough to keep them coming back again and again is key. The world wide web is a densely populated jungle of competitors fighting for the consumer's attention, and in order to stay ahead of the pack, it's good to know the facts.
We've added six APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Testing, Telephony, and Advertising. Included in the additions is an API that provides account-specific pricing for Twilio's voice and phone number services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.