With the AYLIEN Text Analysis API, web users can analyze text from social media using Google Spreadsheet. The way this add-on works is by copying and pasting text from the social media channel to be analyzed. One of the main benefits of this tool is the evaluation of sentiment according to positive, negative, or neutral stream comments. Users can also summarize text, detect language, and classify documents. To use Text Analysis, users need to sign up to Google to access, run, and test the form.
Nineteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Engagement, Translation, and Machine Learning. Highlights today include the Apple Music API and APIs from MeteoGroup for weather apps that cater to business needs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Strutta provides a platform to "engage your audience and convert fans to customers." It does this by launching and managing contests, sweepstakes, coupons, promotions, and by providing the Strutta API. For example, Crate & Barrel ran a wedding contest to drive couples to set up their wedding registries at the company, and featured friends and families of the contestants voting on the results to generate increased customer involvement.
Users of the Buffer app and Buffer API can now schedule status updates to LinkedIn, in addition to Twitter and Facebook, from a single publishing interface. Buffer, the web-based service that allows its users to write tweets and status updates ahead of time and then schedule their posts throughout the day, has extended its service to include the professional networking platform LinkedIn.
The Waitlist API is a simple endpoint to add users and their email addresses onto a waitlist. The service includes a jump ahead in line feature for users that provide referrals, and stats for viewing...