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Facebook has announced that beginning this week it will add Reels to several endpoints on the Instagram platform, this addition is intended to improve content consumption on the platform. The company notes that this addition is in direct result of customer requests.
Twitter has announced that it will update V2 of the company’s API to allow developers to access the most recent Tweets and Retweets posted by a user. Twitter notes that this improvement is intended to support “numerous developer use-cases” and that they will continue to roll out API enhancements.
Meta has announced the general availability of the WhatsApp Cloud API, a cloud-based version of the platform’s enterprise offering. This new product is intended to expand access to the service to smaller businesses that may not benefit from all of the enterprise APIs capabilities.
TechCrunch is reporting that Twitter intends to expand support for its recently announced Twitter Toolbox product, a defacto marketplace of sorts that provides visibility for a collection of apps built by verified third-party development partners.
Pinterest has announced the release of the fifth iteration of the company’s Pinterest API. This latest iteration is intended to serve as a pivot point for the company toward a more developer-centric perspective. The API will have two access tiers for testing and general consumption.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Products, and Sports. Highlights include the Cricket Data API for retrieving current and historical cricket sports data, and an API for legal analytics data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Meta announced that developers will now be able to apply for beta access to the WhatsApp Business Platform, a product that provides access to business APIs that enable communications with customers to be easily scaled and automated. Beta access includes a generous amount of free test connections.
Google’s new low-code dev solution for location-based experiences, aptly named Quick Builder, allows non-developers to easily add basic location functionality to digital experiences. The initial launch includes three new templates that are dedicated to supporting specific location functionality.
StrikeForce Technologies, a cyber security company that reduces the risk of identity theft and data breaches and a provider of innovative cyber, privacy and data protection solutions for businesses and home users, announced today that their SafeVchat Secure Video Conferencing API is now available.
Zoom has announced the release of version 5.9.0 of the Meeting SDK, which provides developers with access to Zoom App Marketplace inclusion, OAuth 2.0 support, and a new component view for web utilization. These offerings further support the company's commitment to developer inclusion.
iTranslate, a provider of real-time language translation and communication services, recently announced a new integration for Snap Inc.’s Lens Studio. This integration will allow developers to leverage language translation services in building Snapchat AR features.
Earlier this year, Twitter updated its developer policy in an effort to better utilize the company’s V2 API. Twitter has now announced a collection of new API tools that hope to further bolster application integration on the platform.
At this year’s F8 conference, Facebook announced that it would release a new Researcher API that was intended to streamline access to platform data for users that will leverage it to further academic research. This week, the API will enter availability for the first official partners.
Twitter’s V2 API is now considered the primary API for accessing data on the platform and is receiving a bit of an overhaul to go along with its new status. These updates include new access tiers to make getting started on the platform easier and dev policy changes aimed at fostering innovation.
When Twitter announced V2 of the company’s API, it revealed a dev roadmap that seemed aggressive and much of the developer community was untrusting of promises made by a company that had let them down so frequently. Since then, Twitter has been working to make good on its promises to developers.
TikTok has been busy throughout 2021 announcing e-commerce integrations and capabilities that are meant to take advantage of the company’s meteoric rise within the social media industry. This week, the company announced a slew of new partnerships and the impending release of a new Shopping API.
Foursquare has updated its Places Enterprise API to include an all-new autocomplete endpoint that promises to simplify the process of location and address entry. The new endpoint leverages a robust database of location data that encompasses details from 250 countries and territories.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Blockchain, Healthcare and Electronic Signature. Highlights include the new OnTask API for workflow automation, the Canadian Football League data API, and two NFT-related APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Customer Service, Fantasy Sports, and COVID-19. Highlights include the Co-WIN API which offers access to COVID-19 data in mainly in India, and an API for college sports data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Facebook has announced the release of the Graph API v12.0 and Marketing API v12.0. These updates include breaking changes requiring developers to update their apps. The major change is that the Graph API now supports backwards compatibility for apps that use newly created one-click access tokens.