Welcome to the NewsWhip Developer Hub!

NewsWhip APIs give you raw access to the world’s largest and fastest human engagement database; real time data trends, aggregated data, statistics, and social engagement metrics for hundreds of millions of stories, tracked since January 1, 2014.

Use the power of NewsWhip data to create and customize your own solutions, perfectly suited to your company’s goals. In the hub you'll find the information you need to be successful with our API.

New 'Fake News' Category

Posted by Mathew Cropper about a year ago

Today we're making a new Fake News category (ID: 868) available in the API. You'll start seeing this category appear in API responses, and you'll be able to filter your queries using it.

Deprecation notice: ‘mayhem’ category

Posted by Mathew Cropper about a year ago

Today we are announcing a deprecation period for the ‘mayhem’ categories filter. This affects all endpoints that accept the categories filter:

How we use the API to put together monthly publisher rankings

Posted by Mathew Cropper about a year ago

Customers and friends of NewsWhip look forward to our monthly rankings, showing which publishers are getting the most engagement. It often results in lively debate and a little friendly rivalry between journalists at different publications. This month, we started to use our Stats API to generate the report.

Version 1.10.0

Posted by Mathew Cropper 2 years ago

In this release we removed Syndication features from the v1/articles endpoint, as previously advised in this deprecation notice. The matched_rate and matched_sourceId fields will no longer appear in the API response.

Version 1.9.0

Posted by Philip Tuomey 2 years ago

In this release, we have made improvements to the Facebook data that we provide in all of our endpoints and also fixed an issue where a low number of results was returned in the v1/articles response when searching using the full text option.

Deprecation notice: NewsWhip Syndication features in the v1/articles API

Posted by Mathew Cropper 2 years ago

Today we are announcing a deprecation period for the matched_rate and matched_sourceId fields in the v1/articles API response.

Version 1.8.4

Posted by Mathew Cropper 2 years ago

Two releases in one day! Double whammy.

Version 1.8.3

Posted by Mathew Cropper 2 years ago

This release fixes an issue where filtering for more than one URL in the filters parameter of the v1/articles endpoint would result in a 400 - bad query error.

Announcing the NewsWhip Developer Hub

Posted by Andrew Mullaney 2 years ago

On behalf of the API team at NewsWhip, it is my pleasure to announce the launch of our Developer Hub.

An update to API names

Posted by Mathew Cropper 2 years ago

Traditionally we've grouped our APIs into three plans. The first, optimised for the most common real-time use cases, was the GET API. The second, with historical data going as far back as 2014, was the POST API. Finally, the Syndication API, for newswire services.