This unofficial Ruby library is for using OmniAuth as a login strategy with App.net. It was built specifically for use by Lizi.ai. Users of this library will need an OAuth2 Client ID and Secret from App.net. Alpha. The library is authored by Jacques Crocker.
The semantic text mining Alchemy API is now a member of the API Billionaires Club. The service, which makes sense of raw unstructured data, averages 65-75 million requests per day, according to Alchemy's Elliot Turner. That brings the monthly count above 2 billion API requests.
For over a year developers have been asking for an API from Quora, the Q&A site that has recently exploded in popularity. The company had been waiting until there were "enough users and content on Quora." A browser extension outed the interface and now there is an officially released, but still alpha Quora API.
Twitter yesterday announced updates to its developer platform terms that aim to reign in the use of automation by bad actors "to perform coordinated actions across multiple accounts." Twitter's updated policies forbid applications from posting identical content to multiple Twitter accounts.