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API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Spring has sprung! And our weekly API performance report is here. For our new readers, hello! This report is culled from our data and from that info, we give you the movers and shakers in each sector. You can also see on our new slick API Directory! Don’t see your favorite APIs listed? Let […]

API Movers and Shakers: Your Weekly API Performance Report

Once again, U.S. Government APIs are not doing so well. FEMA in the US Government Collection was in the Red Zone with a CASC score of 5.72. This was primarily due to an outage on the 7th of March, which saw the requests to most endpoints timeout. There was also a scattering of failures throughout […]

Weekly API Performance Report: Movers and Shakers

Here are our highlights for the week in APIs. We tell you who’s up, who’s down, and who dropped out completely. Are the APIs you depend on included? If not, let us know and we’ll add them to our collection. And if you still haven’t signed up for a demo, what are you waiting for? […]

Twitter was founded in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams in San Francisco, California. It is a microblogging and social networking platform that enables users to post short messages called “tweets”. Over the years, Twitter has evolved into a powerful platform for news dissemination, social activism, and digital marketing.

Twitter’s parent company is Twitter, Inc., and its plans for the future involve expanding its user base, monetizing its platform more effectively, and improving the user experience through new features and enhancements.

Twitter’s infrastructure is built on a combination of open-source and proprietary technologies. The platform is powered by a combination of servers and cloud-based services that support real-time data processing and communication. The platform uses a variety of APIs to provide a range of services, including content delivery, search, analytics, and advertising.

Twitter provides several APIs that allow developers to build applications and services on top of its platform. These APIs include the Twitter REST API, the Streaming API, the Ads API, and the Enterprise APIs. The Twitter REST API enables developers to access and interact with Twitter’s content and user data. The Streaming API allows real-time access to Twitter’s data, including tweets, user interactions, and trends. The Ads API provides access to Twitter’s advertising platform, allowing developers to build custom advertising solutions. The Enterprise APIs provide access to advanced data analytics and management tools for businesses.

In terms of security, Twitter has had a few high-profile breaches, including the compromise of several high-profile accounts in 2020. The company has implemented several security measures to protect user data and prevent unauthorized access, including two-factor authentication, encryption, and regular security audits.

Twitter has experienced several notable periods of downtime throughout its history, including a major outage in July 2019 that lasted several hours. In terms of API performance, Twitter has experienced intermittent issues with its streaming and search APIs, but overall, the platform’s APIs are highly performant and widely used by developers and businesses.

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