Facebook SDK for Android integrates with Facebook with the aim to build social apps and engage audiences. This SDK requires Android API level 9. It offers bolts, audience network, and Facebook packages. Android SDK includes login, app events, share, ads, custom stories, graph API, app links, send request, and app center. The particular functionality of each feature aims to enhance development experience. For example, app events measure the effectiveness of an application according to users' behavior; ads can increase user engagement via news feed; custom stories show how to use the Object API; and app links allows to handle incoming links to redirect users to an application using shared posts, stories, and requests.
This past Valentine's Day, DuckDuckGo announced via Twitter that their search engine had "received over 1,000,000 direct searches yesterday for the first time ever!" A major accomplishment for a search engine that is essentially unknown. And this search engine has an API.
Metwit is a crowdsourced API platform that provides third party applications the ability to integrate media-rich local weather and environmental data that is hyperlocal and in real-time. The Metwit API Platform collects weather information from Twitter, Instagram, NOAA and other sources which makes it possible for third party applications to use tweets, photos, and metatags to provide users accurate and interactive local weather information.
Online stalking has gone programmatic. People search engine Whoozy has a person search API. With it, you can get results for a name from social networks and blogs, in addition to standard search engines.