January 2, 2015
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Pixorial, a video storytelling platform, has been slowly evolving over the last 5 years into a feature-rich and deeply integrated video sharing and editing tool. Pixorial offers smart phone applications, a nifty uploading utility, and seamless use within Google Drive. Now, with the release of the Pixorial API, integration can be taken into the developers hands.
12seconds.tv has released the first version of its API, allowing developers to integrate the service, which lets users record "video status" updates no longer than 12 seconds, directly into their own sites. Their new REST API is currently only read-only, providing methods to retrieve a user's video or their "friend stream," get information about a specific video (including its playback URL), and search videos by tag. More technical details at our 12secods.tv API profile.
You are shopping online and want to send a gift. But do you really want to have the retailer send one of those typed out cards with it? Sure, it includes your personal message but it just makes the recipient miss your handwriting and the ink. Sociagram offers online retailers an interesting alternative: the ability for their customers to add a video message. In many cases, that might be a a leap ahead from a pen and ink note--especially in my handwriting. The Sociagram API is the tool for retailers to use the service on their site. There are 15 APIs under "gift" in our API directory, but this could be the first to offer a "social video" twist to the topic.