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.
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.
Adolfo Builes, firstname.lastname@example.org
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