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FullContact + Broncos STEM Hackathon

FullContact and SendGrid are excited to announce a 36 hour hackathon in collaboration with the Denver Broncos. Colorado students enrolled in a STEM degree are invited to form teams and over the course of three days collaborate on a project which will be presented to a panel of local industry experts. The winners will be…

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Never Put Secrets in URLs and Query Parameters

URLS and query parameters aren’t secure. They should never contain sensitive or important information (passwords, static shared secrets, private information, etc). It is asking for trouble, something we here at FullContact have discovered first-hand. Recently, a security researcher came to us with 75 of our customer’s API keys, and noted that they could get many…

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FullContact Developer Portal Redesign

Our New Developer Portal is Now Live

For a while now, our Developer Portal has been in need of a makeover. So over the past few months, we’ve been working to build out a better experience for the thousands of developers who use our API daily. Today, we’re ready to show it to you. Here are some of the things you can…

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Introducing FullContact for iPhone and iPad

Refactor or Fail – How We Rebuilt FullContact from the Ground Up

Roughly a year ago, we ran into a pretty common scenario in our industry. We had a platform that was holding us back. Our first attempt at an address book platform a.k.a Address Book 1.0, exhibited serious warning signs of an impaired architecture: We were routinely introducing technical debt to move forward, and delivering quality code at a predictable pace was nearly impossible.

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FullContact Person API - Get social media profiles from an email address or phone number

FullContact Person API – Now With More Pinterest

We’re always looking for new and interesting data points to add to the suite of FullContact APIs. Over the past few months we’ve been quietly testing a Pinterest search target that will help to add a wealth of information. Today we’re excited to announce that the Pinterest search target is available for all FullContact Person API users. Queries to the Person API can now return a Pinterest username and URL, as well as followers and following count.

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