Count Social Shares

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Note:   Twitter support is no longer possible as they removed the share count endpoin t from the public API. Note:  Due to changes to the facebook API, the share, comment & like values may vary depending on individual user's privacy settings, the total number may be substantially higher than reported. Table of Contents Introduction Examples Credits Introduction Given a URL, returns the number of times that URL has been shared on various social media sites, currently facebook, pinterest, and linkedin. Facebook has more detailed information, including shares, comments, and likes, all others are just number of shares.  Please use the full http://.. syntax to ensure the best possible results. Input: (Required): Website URL. Output: Facebook like count.  (int) Facebook share count.  (int) Pinterest share count.  (int) Facebook comment count.  (int) LinkedIn share count.  (int) Examples Example 1. Parameter 1: Major website URL. "" Output: {
 "facebook_likes": 32165,
 "facebook_shares": 18179,
 "pinterest": 5,
 "facebook_comments": 5586,
 "linkedIn": 1110
} Example 2. Parameter 1: Another major website URL. "" Output: {
 "facebook_likes": 340749,
 "facebook_shares": 197177,
 "pinterest": 15958,
 "facebook_comments": 61550,
 "linkedIn": 1553
} Credits This algorithm uses /util/Url2Text to scrape information from the Pinterest API , LinkedIn API , Facebook Graph API .

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curl -X POST -d '{{input | formatInput:"curl"}}' -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -H 'Authorization: Simple YOUR_API_KEY'
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algo auth
algo run algo://web/ShareCounts/0.2.8 -d '{{input | formatInput:"cli"}}'
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import (
  algorithmia ""

input := {{input | formatInput:"go"}}

var client = algorithmia.NewClient("YOUR_API_KEY", "")
algo, _ := client.Algo("algo://web/ShareCounts/0.2.8")
resp, _ := algo.Pipe(input)
response := resp.(*algorithmia.AlgoResponse)
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import com.algorithmia.*;
import com.algorithmia.algo.*;

String input = "{{input | formatInput:"java"}}";
AlgorithmiaClient client = Algorithmia.client("YOUR_API_KEY");
Algorithm algo = client.algo("algo://web/ShareCounts/0.2.8");
AlgoResponse result = algo.pipeJson(input);
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import com.algorithmia._
import com.algorithmia.algo._

val input = {{input | formatInput:"scala"}}
val client = Algorithmia.client("YOUR_API_KEY")
val algo = client.algo("algo://web/ShareCounts/0.2.8")
val result = algo.pipeJson(input)
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var input = {{input | formatInput:"javascript"}};
           .then(function(output) {
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using Algorithmia;

var input = "{{input | formatInput:"cs"}}";
var client = new Client("YOUR_API_KEY");
var algorithm = client.algo("algo://web/ShareCounts/0.2.8");
var response = algorithm.pipe<object>(input);
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var input = {{input | formatInput:"javascript"}};
           .then(function(response) {
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import Algorithmia

input = {{input | formatInput:"python"}}
client = Algorithmia.client('YOUR_API_KEY')
algo = client.algo('web/ShareCounts/0.2.8')
print algo.pipe(input)
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input <- {{input | formatInput:"r"}}
client <- getAlgorithmiaClient("YOUR_API_KEY")
algo <- client$algo("web/ShareCounts/0.2.8")
result <- algo$pipe(input)$result
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require 'algorithmia'

input = {{input | formatInput:"ruby"}}
client = Algorithmia.client('YOUR_API_KEY')
algo = client.algo('web/ShareCounts/0.2.8')
puts algo.pipe(input).result
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use algorithmia::Algorithmia;

let input = {{input | formatInput:"rust"}};
let client = Algorithmia::client("YOUR_API_KEY");
let algo = client.algo("web/ShareCounts/0.2.8");
let response = algo.pipe(input);
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import Algorithmia

let input = "{{input | formatInput:"swift"}}";
let client = Algorithmia.client(simpleKey: "YOUR_API_KEY")
let algo = client.algo(algoUri: "web/ShareCounts/0.2.8") { resp, error in
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