Could you share some more on this API? Would you have any interest in
making it available in an open spec?
in can understand that it may be difficult in a distributed scenario
to gather all the counts on that URL from various services but i don't
think this is needed for now. basically it only would need to retrieve
the count for that service.
imo the "counts" should only reflect first-party sharing, not
including comments on that URL. but i can understand that
implementations may have their own understand of it and this is
probably fair. to me retweets and re-shares (fb) would count like a