The Klout Objective-C SDK by Camille Kander connects with the API to integrate analytics features that allow to measure business reputation. Based on sentiment analysis, developers can help users to have a voice when creating content for a specific website. HTTP and JSON formats are available for API interaction.
Gowalla, the location-based social network, is beginning to establish itself as the most generously interoperable of its check-in–offering peers. At a SWSX panel last week about integrated location data, Gowalla co-founder and CTO Scott Raymond indicated that developers would soon even be able to download data en masse from Gowalla for their own manipulation and analysis. When asked by the moderator, Programmable Web Executive Editor Adam DuVander, "Can I download Gowalla's data," Raymond responded that providing the option was "definitely on the roadmap."
The most popular Twitter ranking service, Klout, has used its API platform to boost its growth. The company, which is also expanding outside of Twitter, saw calls to its Klout API more than triple in just a few months. The company is now clearly in the API billionaires club.
Just how much are people talking about Justin Bieber? How ga-ga are they for Lady Gaga? Viralheat has a platform for tracking these sorts of social trends and now the data in over 4,000 searches is available for free. Today the company announced its new Social Trends endpoint for the Viralheat API.