The SnatchBot API enables bot creation for mobile devices, web apps, and chat services such as Facebook Messenger, SnatchApp, and Skype, using Slack and Twilio integration to send and receive messages. It is available in REST architecture with API Key and App ID as authentication methods and JSON as the callback format. With the SnatchBot API, developers can implement sentiment, extract URL, include statement, add multiple choice, await response, extract emails, and collect numbers.
This article is part of a multi-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2017. Cognitive Computing APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Big Data, Email, and Bots. A highlight today is the PassiveTotal API from RiskIQ which helps to thwart cyberattacks by proactively blocking malicious infrastructure. Here's a look at what is new.