Public APIs

There are a variety of publicly available APIs that can be used for Connected Content. As seen in the examples above, public APIs allow you to insert custom data in messages. We’ve compiled a list below of public APIs that could be used for Connected Content. However, there are many more APIs out there, providing a wide variety of potential Connected Content uses. Let us know if you have an API to share!

Public APIs can be subject to usage restrictions and rate limiting. Be sure to read through API documentations and contact API providers about your intended use.

News and Information

API Description
OpenWeatherMap Provides current weather data, 5 and 16 day forecast, and historical data.
NYT Article Search Provides NYT article data which includes headline, topic, URL, date, abstract, etc.
The Guardian API Provides Guardian article data which includes headline, topic, URL, date, abstract, etc.
Alchemy Provides data from an index of 250-300 thousand news articles and blogs.

Events and Ticketing

API Description
SeatGeek Provides ticket information for concerts, sports, and theater events.
OnConnect Provides box-office movie information and showtimes in US and Canadian theaters.
Eventbrite Provides data on a variety of public events.
Eventful Provides data on a variety of public events
Ticketmaster Provides data on public events, venues, and prices

Food & Drink

API Description
BreweryDB Provides information on breweries, beers, and beer events.
Zomato Provides a variety of restaurant information, including ratings, locations, and cuisine.

Finance

API Description
Barchart OnDemand Provides a variety of stock, futures, and foreign exchange data.
CoinDesk Provides a variety of cryptocurrency data.
Yahoo Finance Provides a variety of stock data.

Health

API Description
AirVisual Provides Air quality and weather data.
Nutritionix Worlds Provides verified nutrition data.
openFDA Provides FDA data on drugs, devices, and foods
USDA Nutrients Provides access to the National Nutrient Database.

Music

API Description
Last.fm Provides a variety of music data including artist information, recommended artists, and more.
iTunes Provides data on a variety of items in the iTunes, App Store, and iBooks stores.
Bandsintown Provides local concert information and recommends live music events.
Songkick Provides live music information with artists, venues, locations, etc.
Discogs Provides information on artists, labels, and recordings.

Product Information

API Description
Semantics3 Provides product metadata in a variety of categories.
Factual Provides various product data including nutrition and ingredients data.
eBay Provides live eBay data including item data, popular searches, and more.

Miscellaneous

API Description
Numbers API Provides random numerical trivia facts.
Clearbit Provides company logo images.
London Unified and NYC MTA Provide realtime public transit data including line statuses, arrival times, etc.
Sunrise and Sunset Provides Sunset and sunrise times for a given latitude and longitude.
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