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The UK’s national mapping agency Ordnance Survey has released a suite of APIs that provide direct and immediate access to OS's most detailed and trusted location data. Over 5,500 public sector organizations now have access as part of the Geospatial Commission’s Public Sector Geospatial Agreement.
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Social, Boating, Security, and Financial. Highlights include the most recent version of the Facebook Graph API and an API for sentiment analysis in text. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Although there is plenty of negative news about how social media is invading our privacy and affecting our society as a whole, it appears popularity hasn't waned. In this article we present the ten most popular Social APIs as determined by website traffic on ProgrammableWeb.
Twitter recently informed its developer community of updates to its API v2, including new resources intended to support conversation reply settings, a new feature that allows users to specify who can reply to their Tweets. These updates are meant to help those tracking public conversations.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Text, Mapping, and Games. Highlights include an API that offers data about gaming giveaways and an API for adding polls to applications or websites. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Ayrshare, the social media API platform, recently announced the public launch of the Ayrshare Application Programming Interface, or API, to automate social media posting. The API addresses the needs of companies and platforms that programmatically post content to multiple social media networks.
Facebook has announced the release of Graph API v9.0 and Marketing API v9.0. These updates included several changes that require developer action in order to ensure that production applications are not interrupted. Additional updates include adjustments to Instagram Follower count metrics.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Social, Data Mining and Graphics. Highlights include an API which provides DigitaltMuseum collection data in Norway and Sweden and an API to retrieve postal codes globally. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Twitter is moving the Hide Replies API endpoint out of Twitter Developer Labs, the company’s testing ground for emerging developer services, and into general availability. Using the API developers are able to build applications that help people hide or unhide replies to their Tweets.
Reddit announced upcoming changes to its API reporting. Starting September 21, free form reports will not be allowed from communities that have not chosen to allow such reports from users. Currently, developers can disallow custom reports, but that doesn't restrict third party clients from doing so.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Human Resources, Validation, and Coronavirus. Highlights include new versions of Facebook APIs, an API that measures emotions, and an API for survey data standards. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Less than a day removed from a security breach that led to several high profile Twitter accounts being hacked, Twitter is delaying the launch of an all-new API. The new Twitter API is intended to provide developers with a robust feature set and an easy path to advanced data access.
Planet, an Earth-imaging API provider, has introduced a new Developer Trial Program. The program allows developers to use Planet’s suite of APIs before signing up and paying for production use. Trial users receive an actual API key that allows real requests and receives real data.
Unsplash, an online image provider, has released an open image dataset. The new library currently contains over 2 million high quality images, with 16GB of accompanying data. The accompanying data includes keyword-image conversions, community and AI-generated keywords, EXIF, and more
Facebook just announced v8.0 of its Graph and Marketing APIs. Per usual, the new releases include some breaking changes, feature updates, and deprecations. The company is pointing developers to the Platform Initiatives Hub to stay up to date with all company plans and programs.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including SEO, Grocery, and Artificial Intelligence. Highlights include an API that provides access to Stelace marketplace creation platform, and APIs for cognitive services from AI-Compare. Have a look at what is new.
Echosec Systems has launched an API, providing direct access to previously unavailable data feeds from fringe social, deep, and dark web sources. The Platform API was developed to meet intelligence community requirements for streamlined access to raw data from these less-regulated sources.
Ordnance Survey has announced the release of a new geospatial data platform that will provide users access to the agency’s location data. The new platform, aptly named OS Data Hub, provides limited free API access to Ordnance Survey’s massive location dataset: OS MasterMap.
Facebook has announced changes to the protocol for designating ads that relate to social issues, elections, or politics. These changes are intended to further bolster election integrity while also improving ad transparency. The updates will apply to the Marketing API v7.0.
Google Maps recently celebrated its 15th birthday. As part of that celebration, the Maps team announced a number of new beta features, and a roadmap for making the next 15 years even more powerful than the first. Of all the features Google is adding, customization is the common theme.