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Public API v1.2 - Discovery

RebelMouse Discovery API version 1.2 is available as of August 16th, 2016. The older version of the API (Discovery API version 1.1) will be deprecated on December 1st, 2016. Please make sure to switch over any and all calls to the new API by that time.


Get Basic Social Profile information

GET https://{roar_domain}/api/1.2/discovery/social_profile/{provider_name}/{external_account_id}

This endpoint returns basic information like Social Profile name, twitter handle, informations about tags and emails.

Argument               Required    Default    Description                                              Exampleprovider_name          yes         -          Provider name, currently supported: facebook, twitter    facebookexternal_account_id    yes         -          External/social account id.                              195857213805182                                              * FB page ID for facebook                                              * twitter account ID for twitter

Get Overall Stats per Social Profile

GET https://{roar_domain}/api/1.2/discovery/stats/overall/{provider_name}/{external_account_id}

Get basic info like name, tags, emails etc.

Argument               Required    Default    Description                                              Exampleprovider_name          yes         -          Provider name, currently supported: facebook, twitter    facebookexternal_account_id    yes         -          External/social account id.                              195857213805182                                              * FB page ID for facebook                                              * twitter account ID for twitter

Posts Linked by Discovery (Facebook Pings Sent)

GET https://{roar_domain}/api/1.2/discovery/stats/linked_posts/{provider_name}/{external_account_id}

Argument               Required    Default    Description                                              Exampleprovider_name          yes         -          Provider name, currently supported: facebook, twitter    facebookexternal_account_id    yes         -          External/social account id.                              195857213805182                                              * FB page ID for facebook                                              * twitter account ID for twitter

Facebook Page Referrals (knows in Social Profile as Facebook Page Referrals)

GET https://{roar_domain}/api/1.2/discovery/stats/referrals/{provider_name}/{external_account_id}

Argument               Required    Default    Description                                     Exampleprovider_name          yes         -          Provider name, currently supported: facebook    facebookexternal_account_id    yes         -          External/social account id.                     195857213805182                                              * FB page ID

Social Profiles per Roar

https://{roar_domain}/api/1.1/discovery/social_profiles/{provider_name}

Argument         Required    Default    Description                                              Exampleprovider_name    yes         -          Provider name, currently supported: facebook, twitter    facebook

Email Outreach (Sent Emails)

https://{roar_domain}/api/1.2/discovery/email_outreach/{provider_name}/{external_account_id}

Argument               Required    Default    Description                                     Exampleprovider_name          yes         -          Provider name, currently supported: facebook    facebookexternal_account_id    yes         -          External/social account id.                     195857213805182                                              * FB page ID

Pings Sent

https://{roar_domain}/api/1.2/discovery/pings_sent/{provider_name}/{external_account_id}

Argument               Required    Default    Description                                              Exampleprovider_name          yes         -          Provider name, currently supported: facebook, twitter    facebookexternal_account_id    yes         -          External/social account id.                              195857213805182                                              * FB page ID for facebook                                              * twitter account ID for twitter

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