This Python SDK is a basic client for Slack.com. It is optionally also available to connect to the Slack Real Time Messaging (RTM) API. It is a modular wrapper designed to make Slack Web API calls simpler and easier for your app. The Slack Developer Kit for Python allows you to build a custom app or integrate a third party service into your Slack workflows. Slack provides a way to Create simple workflows, Send messages, Build bots, Set up internal tools and more.
Facebook has announced the launch of beta access to a new Messenger API feature which will provide support for Instagram messaging capabilities. Facebook is hoping to provide businesses with the tools necessary to improve customer satisfaction and facilitate meaningful conversations on Instagram.
Cloud communications provider MessageBird today launched Programmable Conversations, a single API that allows developers to integrate with a number of popular communication platforms. The platfroms supported in today's launch are SMS, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, Telegram and Line.
The DataSift platform allows users to define a "stream" using filtering parameters such as keywords or locations. Users can immediately begin to receive data in real time as comments are posted on social media sites. With a license to access Twitter's full "Firehose", we offer users the ability to search for posts using all the metadata contained in a Tweet, making it a far more powerful search. Though we make the search available via the simple Datasift API, there's actually quite a bit that goes into it.