The Twitter Java Library by Twitter4J is an unofficial Java library for the Twitter API.
The library allows for integration in Java applications with Twitter services. Twitter4J is an unofficial library written in Java.
During undergrad, I worked on a few side projects, with most of them using some sort of social-networking API. It was great learning some new skills and at the same time it was rewarding to tap into the vast networks of established sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Cue to postgrad and I had to complete a research component as part of my course requirements. With a nudge from my supervisor I asked the question: "Is it viable to have a generic social networking API? Will it be useful?"
You may soon be able to "Digg This" from within your applications. The social news site's API (our Digg API profile) has long been able to list stories and other data. Now it's looking to let developers add content programmatically.
Instagram has deprecated much of its public API effective immediately. In a changelog published today, the popular Facebook-owned social media sharing platform announced that the endpoints for Follows and Relationships, Public Content Commenting, Likes and User Search have been removed.