Activity Feeds

API

Our enterprise-ready activity feed APIs are used by hundreds of large companies so they can grow without worrying about the scalability, maintenance and reliability of a complicated news feed infrastructure.

Example social media activity feed
Enterprise Scalability

Enterprise Scalability

Teams trust the Stream technology to scale world-wide, regardless of load without going down and impacting their app performace or usability.

API Infrastructure

API Infrastructure

Our 9ms avg API response time infrastructure is built with GO, RocksDB and Raft. Confidently build any kind of Activity Feed without the scalability headaches.

Trusted for Excellence

Trusted for Excellence

The Stream service is trusted by hundreds of teams and more than a billion end-users to reliably scale, regardless of demand.

Feature Complete

Feature Complete

Feed ranking, aggregation, reactions, URL enrichment, follows/unfollows and real-time updates give users everything they expect from a sophisticated activity feed experience.

Personalization

Personalization

Tailor feeds, follow suggestions and recommendations through our customized feed edgerank to improve discovery and engagement.

Docs and SDKs

Docs and SDKs

Always up-to-date Docs assist your integrations with our API along with our powerful and feature-rich SDKs and Components.

"Stream simplifies processing billions of activities into a simple API for input and output, with performance that would take our team months, if not years, to learn and optimize."

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Luke Chesser

CPO

"Building a custom in-house infrastructure to power feeds, accompanied with ranking (weights), speed, reliability, and something cost-effective is a true challenge, and we thank Stream for everything that they do"

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Tim Specht

CTO

End Users
API Stack
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Unmatched Infrastructure Performance for Any Size App

Our news feed API was built by developers, for developers. Leverage the API or integrate our libraries and components. We solve the hard scalability and integration problems, with flexible front-end components so you can do more of what you love.

Activity Feed Cloud Components

Ship fully-featured, polished social experiences today that takes other companies years to build in-house.

Activity Feed UI Kits

Our UI Kits match our cloud components to give teams the chance to design and build the perfect experience.

Activity Feeds UI Kits

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Stream Activity Feed Features

Ship complete social experiences with all the features your users expect.

Likes, Comments, Reactions

Likes, Comments, Reactions

Elevate engagement with support for shares, comments, reactions and their counts.

Aggregation

Aggregation

Group similar activities automatically together based on your own custom rules.

URL Enrichment

URL Enrichment

Easily show image, text and video previews of the URLs that users are sending.

Hashtags and @mentions

Hashtags and @mentions

Enhance discovery and encourage new conversations across an entire app.

Built-in Realtime

Built-in Realtime

Provide instant feedback to users when the feed content changes or there are new posts to see.

Custom Ranking

Custom Ranking

Configure your own ranking methods to any given feed group; i.e. show popular content first.

  • Flat feeds
  • Aggregated feeds
  • Notification feeds
  • Personalized feeds
  • Follow feeds
  • Unfollows
  • Webhooks
  • Discovery and suggestions
  • Custom ranking
  • Moderation
  • Spam & profanity protection
  • User roles
  • @mentions
  • #hashtags
  • Likes and comments
  • Edgerank
  • Analytics
  • Import and export data
  • Batch methods
  • Custom fields
  • Pagination
  • Read feed followers
  • Realtime server-side
  • Realtime web & mobile
  • Flexible discard rules
  • Reactions
  • Child Reactions
  • Collections
  • Enrichment
  • Users
  • Engagement analytics
  • Media attachments & resizing
  • Fast response times (avg 5ms)
  • Dedicated stack is available
  • URL scraping
  • Fully customizable
  • Unlimited message retention
  • Excellent performance & reliability
  • Enterprise SLA
  • Phone support and SAML

"Stream is working great. We had so many limitations to what we wanted to do with Codepen before we found Stream. Stream unlocked fundamental activities that make Codepen what it is today"

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Chris Coyier

CO-Founder

Reliability with Unparalleled Scalability

Reliability with Unparalleled Scalability

Rapidly deploy scalable activity feeds with an industry-leading 99.999% uptime SLA guarantee. Stream powered activity and notification feeds combined with our powerful personalization enables teams to build engaging feed experiences.

  • Launch without worrying about the scalability of a general purpose database.
  • Developer focused: Actively maintained SDKs & documentation.
  • 99.99% uptime track record. 24/7 phone support and SLA on Enterprise plans.
  • Zero Maintenance: focus on what makes your app unique.

Try the API Demo or Read Case Studies

Integrating Stream was significantly more affordable than building, maintaining and hosting an in-house solution for Bandsintown.

Dubsmash scales its social app to an infinite number of users while having the ability to make real-time tweaks to sorting and weighting, time decay, etc.

Betabrand added common social network features to become the social leader of fashion by driving discussion through the use of social feeds.

Next Steps

Open your Stream Account to try out all our Activity Feeds product has to offer. No commitment or credit card required. If you want a custom plan or have questions, we are eager to talk with you.

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