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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.
A few years back Google introduced ML Kit, an SDK that lets mobile developers add machine learning to their apps. Recently, Google announced two new APIs (Entity Extraction and Selfie Segmentation) would be added to ML Kit to allow developers to create richer in-app experiences.
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.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Bitcoin, Images, Search, Email and Food. Highlights include an API that allows users to optimize search algorithms and an API for email testing. Here's a rundown of the latest additions for developers.
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.
Bees360, a deep learning and drone technology company, has released an underwriting platform API. Bees360 applies its technology specifically to property underwriting and claim inspections industry, and the API is meant to streamline underwriting efforts based on a carrier’s needs.
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.
AIH Technology has announced a new inclusive Facial Recognition as a Service API. The company’s facial recognition algorithm is designed to be ethnicity neutral which many facial recognition providers have failed to accomplish. The API is currently available through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
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.
Innovative Technology (ITL) has released an online API alternative to their ICU Intelligent Identification device aimed at the growing online gaming market. ICU API will enable your website to perform facial recognition & age estimation.
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.
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.
Planet Labs Inc., a provider of high-resolution imaging solutions via their SkySat satellite constellation, has announced plans to release a cloud-based dashboard and accompanying API. Partnering companies will be able to use the new tools to automate satellite imaging task requests.