Mashups using the same API (3419)
Technology blogger Mohamed Marwen Meddah wrote an interesting post recently on his StartUpArabia site: "The Importance of Having An API for Arab Startups". Mohamed notes that, thus far, relatively few Arab online startups have opened up their platforms through APIs. However, he believes that providing an API is crucial for Arab online services.
In the densely populated world of social media, it can become difficult for businesses to identify who best to engage with in order to achieve what they need to on the web; it’s hard to tell the real experts and the influential from those who simply aren’t. Little Bird is a platform that exists to tackle this issue. The service provides tools that allow users to quickly identify and engage with the right experts in their relevant fields, and in so doing, take the necessary steps towards building that respected expert status themselves. Little Bird also provides the Little Bird API that allows developers to use this service and integrate it with other applications.
Last month Yahoo! announced BOSS, its Build Your Own Search Service, which "allows developers and companies to create and launch web-scale search products by utilizing the same infrastructure and technology that powers Yahoo! Search." The REST API allows developers to get results in XML or JSON format for web, news, and image search queries. Recently the official Yahoo! Search Blog showcased a handful of the best mashups that third-party developers created in BOSS's first month of operation.
||This allows access to data collected by the TINT cloud-based social media aggregator. TINT customers can use the API for one-stop data on the social media activity shared by the TINT platform. It can...||Marketing||01.10.2018|
Criexe Social Networks
||The Criexe Social Networks API is a metaservice that allows developers to get the number of followers and (when available) "likes" for a page or profile on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google Plus,...||Social||01.05.2018|
BookNomads Dutch ISBN Search
||The BookNomads Dutch ISBN Search API gives access to 2.5 million Books published in the Netherlands and Flanders, book covers, and related data. Book Nomads provides a way to borrow and lend books...||Books||12.17.2017|
Twitter Direct Message
||The Twitter Direct Message API allows developers to create engaging customer service, marketing, and engagement experiences. Developers can send and receive direct messages, create welcome messages,...||Social||12.14.2017|