This Python source code for Twitter API is based on "Mining the Social Web (2nd Edition)", and supplies code samples for authorizing application access, retrieving trends, displaying API responses as pretty-printed JSON, computing intersections of two set trends, collecting search results, extracting text, screen names, and hashtags from tweets, creating frequency distributions from words in tweets, using prettytable to display tuples in tabular format, calculation of lexical diversity, finding popular retweets, looking up authors of retweets, plotting frequencies of words, generating histograms of words, screen names, and hashtags, and generating histograms of retweets counts.
Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, today announced that its Marketing API is now available to all developers. The API allows third parties to programmatically buy ads in the Snapchat app and manage their advertising campaigns. It also offers additional targeting and testing functionality.
Since Bebo brought its Facebook Platform-compatible API out of closed beta a few weeks ago, as we reported in this post, the initial growth shows a steep curve from about 50 launch partner applications available before Jan 12th to 714 on Jan 26th.