Twitter’s API platform enables a robust ecosystem of developers and innovators to build solutions using public Twitter data that serve a wide range of needs. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be unifying our API platform to make it easier for developers to build new applications that can smoothly scale as they grow. We’re also launching new APIs and endpoints that enable developers to build on the unique attributes of Twitter to create better experiences for businesses.
Twitter is already used by thousands of commuters every day. Today, we’re announcing a new partnership with Transport for NSW to pilot a new, Australian-first service that will automatically alert customers about delays or disruptions while travelling on the suburban and intercity train network in NSW.
The public pilot launching in December is the latest in a series of services and features that make Twitter more useful for businesses and their customers.
Want to understand consumer reaction to the launch of the iPhone 6 when it came out 2 years ago? Looking to understand the evolution of public opinion in Brazil about the Olympics since Rio won the bid back in 2009? Need to analyze the last 3 years of marketing campaigns around Black Friday? The full archive of public Twitter data has 10 years of conversations around almost any topic you can imagine. By analyzing this incredibly rich data set, businesses can uncover key insights to make better decisions.
In December, we announced that we were building Gnip 2.0 — enhanced versions of our core Gnip APIs built with rich new data available in Twitter systems. Today we are excited to announce that 2.0 versions of our full suite of real-time and historical Gnip products are now generally available and ready for all customers to start using.
Gnip’s new Audience API is now GA and incorporates a number of customer-requested updates that ease the creation of custom audiences while maintaining a high degree of protection for individual user privacy.