The RubyRedditAPI is a Ruby wrapper for the Reddit API. It is authored by James Cook and documentation can be found on GitHub. Some of the features for this Ruby wrapper are: authentication, searching, friend and un-friending redditors, comment and submission voting, and more.
Among the three largest social networking sites the most arcane to deal with from a developer perspective is LinkedIn. Now PeopleLinx is trying to prove there is a viable developer opportunity surrounding Linkedin APIs. The company, which just picked up an additional $3.2 million in financing, has developed an analytics application for LinkedIn that allows organizations to more easily ascertain what people are connected to what potential key accounts.
For more than 150 years, The New York Times has meticulously indexed its archives, giving it one of the most authoritative news vocabularies ever developed. Now this archive has been linked to the open knowledge bases DBPedia and Freebase.