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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.
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.
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.
Dynamic Yield, a company that offers personalization services for the marketing industry, has expanded its APIs in order to streamline server-side implementations. The company is hoping to faithfully translate its portfolio into an experience that excels in a diverse set of environments.
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.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Business, Mapping, and Banking. Highlights include an API for a lending platform, an API for IT monitoring, and an API for biodiversity literature and image data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Ars Technica received confirmation via email this week that Instagram doesn't extend its copyright license to cover content that is embedded on external websites via the Instagram API. This news comes in light of an ongoing legal battle related to third-party use of the social platform’s data.
The Display & Video 360 API, which was first announced back in March, has seen a steady flow of updates over the past several months. Google has added to those improvements with a series of new features being added to the platform.
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As businesses look to maintain operations by enhancing connections with their customers, telecom APIs can help keep business running as usual and bring high quality, personalized support to customers anywhere. Omnichannel communication strategies give customers more contact points with a brand.
Supermetrics has updated its the Supermetrics API. Supermetrics has always been about extracting data from marketing and advertising platforms for use in analytical tools. The new API expands on that vision and delivers more user friendly tools and abilities for custom solutions.
Openprise today announced the availability of Openprise API Factory, the first and only solution that transforms any automated business process into a custom API with a single click, making it easy to add custom API-based services to enterprise systems without writing a single line of code.
PowerReviews today announces updates to its API, which will enable new integrations with select technology partners and improve the usability of its entire platform. The updated PowerReviews API enables turnkey integrations and provides greater data support for enterprise retailers and brands.
Facebook recently released an updated version of the company’s iOS application. Little did they know at the time that an underlying social login dependency would cause several major applications to fail to load. Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Tinder, GrubHub, and others were all affected by the issue.
Facebook has released version 7.0 of its Marketing API and Graph API. Additionally, it released version 7.0 of its Mobile SDKs and Business SDKs. As expected, these new releases include new fields and features, but also include new requirements for mobile developers. Deprecations are also planned.
Twitter has added a new endpoint to Twitter Developer Labs to help developers and researchers better study the global conversation around COVID-19. The endpoint is a dataset that includes the tens of millions of Tweets about the global pandemic that make their way around the world every day.
Google recently announced the Display & Video 360 API. The API supports the company’s consolidated marketing platform and was designed to provide access to asynchronous Structured Data File (SDF) download functionality. Google has announced the first significant round of updates to this API.