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backtype

BackType is a marketing intelligence company that develops products and services that help companies understand their social impact.

This is a simple Ruby gem wrapper for their API.

Note that this wrapper doesn't work for the services in beta or paid.

Synopsis

Install from RubyGems gem install backtype

Require it in your files:

    require 'backtype'

    backtype = Backtype::Base.new(:api_key => your_api_key)
    backtype.comments_search :q => 'ruby AND chunky AND bakon'

The following are the current supported methods:

    backtype.comments_by_author_url
    backtype.comments_by_page
    backtype.comments_search
    backtype.comments_stats_by_page
    backtype.connect
    backtype.connect_stats
    backtype.stats_by_url
    backtype.user_influencer_score
    backtype.user_influenced_by
    backtype.user_influencer_of
    backtype.user_top_sites

You can check the parameters for each of the methods in http://www.backtype.com/developers.

Author

Adolfo Builes, builes.adolfo@googlemail.com

Copyright (c) 2011

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