Other Social Media APIs
Social media has cropped up as one of the essential parts of human life. Research indicates that over 2.5 billion people worldwide rely on social media platforms for entertainment, interaction, and social connections. Social media platforms have become indispensable both on personal and businesses level. Most platforms have gone a step ahead to expose their APIs for users to get the best out of social media. This allows developers to tap into vast social media functionalities and integrate various features into their apps. In this write-up, we take a close look at some of the hottest social media APIs in the market.
After reviewing all the social media APIs, we found these 10 APIs to be the very best and worth mentioning:
|TikTok||Best for Extracting real-time TikTok user information||Connect to API|
|Instagram Data||Best for Extracting basic user metadata||Connect to API|
|Instagram Facebook Media Downloader||Best for Downloading Instagram Facebook photos and videos||Connect to API|
|TikTok API||Best for Extracting real-time TikTok data||Connect to API|
|Hashtagy||Best for Generating top and relevant hashtags||Connect to API|
|Influencer Search||Best for Searching top, relevant influencers||Connect to API|
|Best for Extracting useful user information from Instagram||Connect to API|
|TwineSocial||Best for Consolidating social media content||Connect to API|
|Botometer Pro||Best for Analyzing a Twitter account activity||Connect to API|
|Share Count||Best for Tracking a URL social media sharing activity||Connect to API|
TikTok API is a Restful API that serves as a gateway between app owners and this new social media platform, delivering useful, real-time metadata.
The API allows you to extract metadata about users and hashtags.
It also allows you access to video feeds from users, trending hashtags, and music pages.
It also comes with developer support services that allow you to extract reliable and real-time video post statistics and followers.
Free basic plan offers 25 requests monthly. The pro plan, which offers 10000 requests monthly, starts at $19.99.
As the name suggests, Instagram Data is a robust and high-end API that allows developers to access useful, unique, real-time information from Instagram.
The API comes with easily understandable documentation for swift and straightforward integration.
The cutting-edge technology used on this API allows you to access basic metadata from users, location feed pages, comments, hashtags, and individuals who like particular posts.
It also allows you to obtain information about followers and followings for a specific user name.
Free basic plan offering 25 requests monthly. Premium plans start at $19.99, offering 15000 requests monthly.
This easy to use API is intended for app and website owners who want to access and download Instagram and Facebook media.
The API allows you to download pictures and videos from Instagram and Facebook and their captions and other metadata.
It uses an intuitive technology that allows you to fetch Instagram Facebook media with just one click.
It allows you to download Instagram and Facebook images and videos anonymously.
free Basic plan with unlimited requests. Pro plan offering unlimited requests goes for $2.
TikTok API is an amazing API that allows you to query TikTok for real-time data effortlessly.
The API allows you to access up to 2,000 TikToks in a single request.
It also supports TikTok’s without watermarks, user posts, trending, hashtags, and more. It comes at a relatively affordable price.
Free basic plan with 50 requests monthly. The paid plan starts from $11.90, offering 10,000 requests monthly.
Looking for an easy, reliable, and fast way to create captivating hashtags, Hashtagy has got you covered. This API allows you to generate thousands of Hashtags for your social media platforms.
The API boasts a cutting-edge algorithm for generating top-quality and relevant hashtags.
The Hashtags generated by this API are transferred to your social media through copy and paste.
It factors trending topics to come up with hashtags that can improve your SEO.
Free basic plan with 20 requests daily. Paid plans start from $10, giving you 250 requests daily.
The Social Animal Influencer Search API is a powerful API that queries social media platforms for the most relevant influencers for a given keyword or domain.
The API deploys state-of-the-art algorithms to search for top influencers for a certain keyword or domain.
Influencer Search API is capable of searching influencers by top authors, twitter profiles, or best sharers for specific content.
It sorts the results based on the number of tweets, followers, location, and even the type of influencer.
The API analyzes nearly one million top shared articles daily to find influencers that are hottest in the market.
Free basic plan offering 10 requests daily to get you started. Paid plans start with the $99 pro plan, which offers 100 requests monthly.
Instagram API is a powerful tool that allows app and website owners to query Instagram for user data.
It boasts an impressive technology that allows you to pull Instagram user information, media, tags, comments, followers/following.
It comes with detailed documentation for easier integration.
Free basic plan with 5 requests daily. Paid plan starts from as lows as $1.00 for 10 requests daily.
This is a fantastic API that helps you engage and aggregate your social media platforms by consolidating data from the platforms into a hub.
The API displays real-time feeds of content from Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, RSS, Flickr, and Pinterest.
TwineSocial can be customized to perform server-based filtering, curation, moderation, and grouping of relevant content.
Free basic plan with unlimited requests, but only available once you subscribe.
With the Botometer Pro API, you can analyze bot score and category scores for a Twitter account
The API analyzes the activity in a Twitter account and delivers a score based on the probability that the account is a bot.
It applies machine learning to identify how active a Twitter account has been.
Easy integration due to its comprehensive documentation.
It can be used to extract information and tweets from a given username.
Free basic plan comes with 2000 requests daily. The pro plan is also free, and it offers 17280 requests daily. You can also opt for the $50 plan, which offers 43200 requests daily.
Share Count API helps you track and access the total number of shares for a URL on social media.
The API is backed by a large group of servers, which allow it to query platforms of different sizes.
It supports nearly all popular social media platforms.
Once integrated into an application, the API displays share count on your social buttons.
Free basic plan with 1000 requests per month. The Pro plan comes at $49 for 100000 requests.
|API||Main Functionality||Popularity Score||Latency||Success Rate|
|TikTok||Extracting real-time TikTok user information||9.8/10||1297ms||0.78|
|Instagram Data||Extracting basic user metadata||9.5/10||4622ms||0.96|
|Instagram Facebook Media Downloader||Downloading Instagram Facebook photos and videos||9.2/10||3149ms||0.99|
|TikTok API||Extracting real-time TikTok data||9.2/10||3680ms||0.99|
|Hashtagy||Generating top and relevant hashtags||9.3/10||2805ms||0.98|
|Influencer Search||Searching top, relevant influencers||8.2/10||1020ms||0.78|
|Extracting useful user information from Instagram||7.7/10||1941ms||0.9|
|TwineSocial||Consolidating social media content||8.8/10||1102ms||0.92|
|Botometer Pro||Analyzing a Twitter account activity||9.9/10||2821ms||0.99|
|Share Count||Tracking a URL social media sharing activity||6.1/10||699ms||0.67|