Article Categories

Structured context to the topics discussed in the text of articles.

Unlike tags, categories describe the text as a whole and tend to be more abstract.

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Article categories are a beta feature

Ontology and access may be subject to change at any time. Major updates below.

Apr 28, 2022 — Confidence scores added for categories in Article API and the KG.

Apr 4, 2022 — Categories are now available for articles in the Diffbot Knowledge Graph.

Nov 17, 2021 — Categories beta released. Only supported in Article API.

Categories are returned by default for all Article API calls that matches one or more categories. This is an example output of the categories field extracted for this article on discerning media bias with AI.

"categories": [
    {
        "score": 0.982,
        "name": "Technology & Computing",
        "id": "iabv2-596"
    },
    {
        "score": 0.982,
        "name": "Artificial Intelligence",
        "id": "iabv2-597"
    }
]

Categories are also included for most articles in the Diffbot Knowledge Graph. Here's how to find all articles on Acquisitions, Mergers, and Takeovers with DQL:

type:Article categories.name:"Acquisitions, Mergers and Takeovers" sortBy:date

The category list below outlines all possible categories that may be returned by Diffbot Extract. This list includes categories from IAB (versions 1.0 and 2.0) as well as categories added by Diffbot, such as "Funding", "Acquisitions, Mergers and Takeovers", "Partnerships and Joint Ventures", "Products and Services Announcements", and "Awards".

Primary CategorySecondary CategoryTertiary CategoryQuaternary Category
Automotive
Auto Body Styles
Commercial Trucks
Convertible
Coupe
Crossover
Hatchback
Minivan
Off-Road Vehicles
Pickup Trucks
SUV
Sedan
Van
Auto Buying and Selling
Auto Insurance
Auto Parts
Auto Recalls
Auto Rentals
Auto Repair
Auto Safety
Auto Shows
Auto Type
Budget Cars
Certified Pre-Owned Cars
Classic Cars
Concept Cars
Driverless Cars
Green Vehicles
Luxury Cars
Performance Cars
Car Culture
Motorcycles
Scooters
Careers
Apprenticeships
Career Advice
Career Planning
Job Search
Remote Working
Vocational Training
Education
Adult Education
College Education
Early Childhood Education
Educational Assessment
Homeschooling
Homework and Study
Language Learning
Online Education
Primary Education
Private School
Secondary Education
Special Education
Events and Attractions
Amusement and Theme Parks
Bars & Restaurants
Business Expos & Conferences
Casinos & Gambling
Comedy Events
Concerts & Music Events
Historic Site and Landmark Tours
Museums & Galleries
Musicals
National & Civic Holidays
Nightclubs
Outdoor Activities
Parks & Nature
Party Supplies and Decorations
Zoos & Aquariums
Family and Relationships
Bereavement
Dating
Divorce
Eldercare
Parenting
Fine Art
Digital Arts
Modern Art
Opera
Theater
Food & Drink
Alcoholic Beverages
Barbecues and Grilling
Cooking
Desserts and Baking
Dining Out
Food Allergies
Healthy Cooking and Eating
Non-Alcoholic Beverages
Vegan Diets
Vegetarian Diets
Healthy Living
Fitness and Exercise
Men's Health
Nutrition
Senior Health
Weight Loss
Wellness
Women's Health
Hobbies & Interests
Antiquing and Antiques
Arts and Crafts
Beekeeping
Birdwatching
Cigars
Musical Instruments
Home & Garden
Gardening
Home Appliances
Home Improvement
Home Security
Interior Decorating
Landscaping
Remodeling & Construction
Smart Home
Medical Health
Cosmetic Medical Services
Diseases and Conditions
Allergies
Blood Disorders
Bone and Joint Conditions
Brain and Nervous System Disorders
Cancer
Cold and Flu
Dental Health
Diabetes
Digestive Disorders
Ear, Nose and Throat Conditions
Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
Hormonal Disorders
Menopause
Thyroid Disorders
Eye and Vision Conditions
Foot Health
Heart and Cardiovascular Diseases
Infectious Diseases
Injuries
First Aid
Lung and Respiratory Health
Mental Health
Reproductive Health
Birth Control
Infertility
Pregnancy
Sexual Health
Sexual Conditions
Skin and Dermatology
Sleep Disorders
Substance Abuse
Medical Tests
Surgery
Vaccines
Movies
Music and Audio
News and Politics
Crime
Disasters
Law
Politics
Elections
Political Issues
War and Conflicts
Weather
Personal Finance
Financial Assistance
Financial Planning
Frugal Living
Insurance
Personal Investing
Retirement Planning
Books and Literature
Biographies
Cookbooks
Poetry
Pets
Birds
Cats
Dogs
Pet Supplies
Reptiles
Veterinary Medicine
Pop Culture
Celebrity Deaths
Celebrity Homes
Celebrity Style
Humor and Satire
Real Estate
Religion & Spirituality
Astrology
Atheism
Buddhism
Christianity
Hinduism
Islam
Judaism
Spirituality
Science
Biological Sciences
Chemistry
Environment
Genetics
Geography
Geology
Physics
Space and Astronomy
Shopping
Coupons and Discounts
Flower Shopping
Gifts and Greetings Cards
Grocery Shopping
Holiday Shopping
Sports
American Football
Australian Rules Football
Auto Racing
Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Bodybuilding
Bowling
Boxing
College Sports
College Baseball
College Basketball
College Football
Cricket
Cycling
Darts
Disabled Sports
Diving
Extreme Sports
Canoeing and Kayaking
Climbing
Scuba Diving
Skateboarding
Snowboarding
Surfing and Bodyboarding
Fantasy Sports
Field Hockey
Figure Skating
Golf
Gymnastics
Horse Racing
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Martial Arts
Olympic Sports
Summer Olympic Sports
Winter Olympic Sports
Poker and Professional Gambling
Rodeo
Rowing
Rugby
Sailing
Skiing
Snooker/Pool/Billiards
Soccer
Softball
Sports Equipment
Squash
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Walking
Water Polo
Weightlifting
Wrestling
Business and Finance
Business
Awards
Business Accounting & Finance
Business Administration
Business Banking & Finance
Acquisitions, Mergers and Takeovers
Angel Investment
Bankruptcy
Business Loans
Debt Factoring & Invoice Discounting
Private Equity
Venture Capital
Business I.T.
Business Operations
Business Utilities
Consumer Issues
Recalls
Contracts and Agreements
Dividends
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Executive Leadership & Management
Funding
Government Business
Green Solutions
Human Resources
Intellectual Property
Investment Opinion
Large Business
Logistics
Marketing and Advertising
Partnerships and Joint Ventures
Personnel Changes
Products and Services Announcements
Real Estate Transactions
Sales
Sales and Earnings
Small and Medium-sized Business
Startups
Stock Offerings and IPOs
Stock Split
Economy
Commodities
Currencies
Financial Crisis
Financial Reform
Financial Regulation
Gasoline Prices, Gas Prices
Housing Market
Interest Rates
Job Market
Industries
Advertising Industry
Agriculture
Apparel Industry
Automotive Industry
Aviation Industry
Biotech and Biomedical Industry
Civil Engineering Industry
Construction Industry
Defense Industry
Education industry
Entertainment Industry
Environmental Services Industry
Financial Industry
Food Industry
Healthcare Industry
Hospitality Industry
Information Services Industry
Legal Services Industry
Logistics and Transportation Industry
Management Consulting Industry
Manufacturing Industry
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Industry
Media Industry
Metals Industry
Non-Profit Organizations
Pharmaceutical Industry
Power and Energy Industry
Publishing Industry
Real Estate Industry
Retail Industry
Technology Industry
Telecommunications Industry
Style & Fashion
Beauty
Body Art
Fashion Trends
Technology & Computing
Artificial Intelligence
Augmented Reality
Computing
Computer Networking
Computer Peripherals
Computer Software and Applications
3-D Graphics
Antivirus Software
Browsers
Computer Animation
Databases
Desktop Publishing
Digital Audio
Graphics Software
Operating Systems
Photo Editing Software
Shareware and Freeware
Video Software
Web Conferencing
Data Storage and Warehousing
Desktops
Information and Network Security
Internet
Cloud Computing
Email
IT and Internet Support
Internet for Beginners
Internet of Things
Search
Social Networking
Web Design and HTML
Web Development
Web Hosting
Laptops
Programming Languages
Consumer Electronics
Cameras and Camcorders
Home Entertainment Systems
Smartphones
Tablets and E-readers
Wearable Technology
Robotics
Virtual Reality
Television
Travel
Travel Locations
Africa Travel
Asia Travel
Europe Travel
North America Travel
Polar Travel
South America Travel
Travel Preparation and Advice
Travel Type
Adventure Travel
Air Travel
Budget Travel
Business Travel
Camping
Cruises
Day Trips
Family Travel
Honeymoons and Getaways
Hotels and Motels
Rail Travel
Road Trips
Spas
Video Gaming
Console Games
Mobile Games
PC Games
eSports