Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably have read a lot about data privacy in the headlines recently, specifically regarding the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica debacle. As reported by all major news outlets, the story goes that Cambridge Analytica harvested Facebook data through a quiz app that took the personal information from friends of users without knowledge or consent; an estimated 50 million Facebook accounts. Read more
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APIs are necessarily a communal endeavor — the community fostered between the users, the providers, and those who depend on the API for the functions of their own services drives the development environment of the API space.
Accordingly, developer outreach is absolutely essential for cultivating an API’s network of users and agents. Read more
The application programming interface or API is the way we connect things online with other things online or even, with the Internet of Things, connecting things online with traditionally offline objects. This makes what an API can enable fairly limitless — or at least as limited as your imagination. Read more
Travis Spencer and Jacob Ideskog from Twobo Technologies spoke at Nordic APIs in Stockholm about how to easily integrate social media services into applications using the Janrain API. Check out the video and slides below if you missed it, and plan to join us in Copenhagen to hear more about the use of social APIs. Read more