Prosper, America's first peer-to-peer lending marketplace, launched a new set of API services that enable lenders to develop tools that enhance the ability to reach investment goals. The API provides over 550 data points that lenders can use to evaluate investment opportunities. Propser expects users to integrate the Prosper API into existing tools or build new tools based on the API and its underlying data set.
Social influence ranking service PeerIndex now provides more granular rankings of users. Besides the overall influence score of a user, called PeerIndex (PI), the service now provides the so called ‘topical PeerIndex’ (tPI).
Facebook’s newly released update to the Messenger Platform includes new functionality, improvements to existing tools, while also deprecated legacy endpoints. Changes to the platform impact Click-to-Messenger Ads and provide new tools to encourage user engagement.