There’s been much talk recently of the API economy. API stands for Application Programming Interface, and basically it represents the set of programming instructions and standards that allows one piece of software to communicate with and access the resources and services of another. The history of collaborative APIs dates back to the turn of the millennium. In 2000 eBay announced the launch of its API initiative that would allow third-party companies to display eBay listings on their own websites. It would take several years to follow through however and Amazon was the real catalyst, building on its affiliates program and […]The post The Advantages of Social Media APIs by @Lingo24 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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