February 2012 Archives

DataSift announced Historics, which offers the full set of Twitter data going back to January 2010. Historics is available to existing customers today and is expected to be generally available in April.

Software Updates, 24 February 2012

Recently announced software updates:

  • Actionly
    LinkedIn Groups coverage.

  • BrandChats
    Topic builder.

  • BuzzStream
    Email integration, Do Not Contact flag, UI.

  • Livebuzz
    Language filter for Facebook, rule-based automation improvements, tag reuse.

  • mBLAST
    mPACT API: UI. mPACT MediaSearch: performance improvements.

  • MutualMind
    MutualMind 1.8.0: simplified channel management, RSS/Atom feed coverage, engagement metrics, unified channel view.

  • Recorded Future
    Google Earth overlap, KML & CSV export, source treemaps, UI.

  • Sprout Social
    Enhanced Facebook reporting, task notifications.

  • uberVU
    Yahoo Answers coverage.

Upcoming Events, 24 February 2012

25 February (Chapel Hill, NC) - AnalyticsCamp

29 February–1 March (Hong Kong) - AMEC Asia Pacific PR Summit on Measurement

1 March - NetBase webinar, Social Analytics for the PR Function, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Brian Solis.

1 March - Radian6 webinar, Viral Technologies Case Study, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Steve Reeves.

27 March (San Francisco) - BlogWell

11 April - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Nathan Gilliatt.

17–18 April (San Francisco) - Social Media Analytics Summit (Save $300 with discount code NATHAN300)

26 April (Frankfurt) - Social CRM 2012

2 May - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Ray Wang.

8 May (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

10 May (Austin, TX) - Word of Mouth Crash Course

4–8 June (Dublin) - ICWSM 12

9–12 June (Dalian, China) - Sentiment Analysis for Asian Languages

Polecat Completes Funding Round

Polecat announced that it has received €850,000 in an investment round by The AIB Seed Capital Fund (co-managed by Enterprise Equity), Enterprise Ireland and existing private investors.

BrandsEye introduced BrandsEye Crowd, a new service that adds crowdsourced sentiment analysis to the company's SMA platform.

via Quirk (2)

New Papers, 21 February 2012

Recently released research and white papers:

Gnip announced 30-Day Replay, which adds a rolling 30-day window of historical data to the company's Twitter data feeds.

Tracx announced the close of a $4.4 million round in Series B funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners and Revel Partners. The company also announced the launch of its social media management platform.

Software Updates, 17 February 2012

Recently announced software updates:

  • Engage121
    Engage121 2.1: Facebook ad tool, SocialFlow and Traackr integration, access controls, UI.

  • FullContact
    Twitter user lookup.

  • Livebuzz
    Access controls, syntax checker.

  • MomentFeed
    MomentFeed 1.1: real-time Twitter, Klout integration, valuation model, venue-management tools, custom location groups, Foursquare tip ranking, sentiment.

  • MutualMind
    MutualMind 1.7.10: LinkedIn integration.

Upcoming Events, 17 February 2012

23 February - Crimson Hexagon webinar, Demystifying the ROI of Social Media, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Natalie Petouhoff.

23 February - Awareness webinar, Championship Social Media: Lessons from the Super Bowl XLVI Host Committee Social Media Command Center, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

23 February - Radian6 webinar, The Evolution of Social Media Monitoring: Integrating Deeper Intelligence into Listening Solutions, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

23 February - Kana webinar, Measure the Effectiveness of Social Media Monitoring, 2:30 PM EST (GMT -5). With Natalie Petouhoff.

25 February (Chapel Hill, NC) - AnalyticsCamp

29 February–1 March (Hong Kong) - AMEC Asia Pacific PR Summit on Measurement

1 March - NetBase webinar, Social Analytics for the PR Function, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Brian Solis.

1 March - Radian6 webinar, Viral Technologies Case Study, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Steve Reeves.

27 March (San Francisco) - BlogWell

11 April - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Nathan Gilliatt.

17–18 April (San Francisco) - Social Media Analytics Summit (Save $300 with discount code NATHAN300)

26 April (Frankfurt) - Social CRM 2012

2 May - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Ray Wang.

8 May (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

10 May (Austin, TX) - Word of Mouth Crash Course

4–8 June (Dublin) - ICWSM 12

9–12 June (Dalian, China) - Sentiment Analysis for Asian Languages

Lenz Updates Japanese SMA Platform

Lenz launched a rebranded and updated version of its bilingual (Japanese/English) monitoring and analysis platform for Japanese social media, formerly known as Press Army.

New Papers, 14 February 2012

Software Updates, 10 February 2012

Recently announced software updates:

  • Livebuzz
    Hourly volume chart, pop-up data points.

  • mBLAST
    mPACT API.

  • Netbreeze
    ComMonitor 4.3.1: new UI, setup wizard, workgroup sharing.

  • Spredfast
    Facebook tab management.

  • Vitrue
    Improved analytics.

Upcoming Events, 10 February 2012

15 February - NetBase webinar, Social Media Market Research Panel, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Ray Poynter, Leonard Murphy, and Tom Anderson.

23 February - Crimson Hexagon webinar, Demystifying the ROI of Social Media, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Natalie Petouhoff.

25 February (Chapel Hill, NC) - AnalyticsCamp

1 March - NetBase webinar, Social Analytics for the PR Function, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Brian Solis.

27 March (San Francisco) - BlogWell

11 April - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Nathan Gilliatt.

17–18 April (San Francisco) - Social Media Analytics Summit (Save $300 with discount code NATHAN300)

26 April (Frankfurt) - Social CRM 2012

2 May - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Ray Wang.

8 May (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

10 May (Austin, TX) - Word of Mouth Crash Course

4–8 June (Dublin) - ICWSM 12

9–12 June (Dalian, China) - Sentiment Analysis for Asian Languages

An earlier post reported that thismoment is acquiring Position2. In fact, the transaction includes the platform, technology and team of the Brand Monitor business. The Marketing Services group of Position2 continues as an independent company, which will retain the Position2 name.

Position2 CEO Rajiv Parikh will join thismoment as SVP of Business Development, while also remaining involved with Position2 as Chairman.

Dassault Systèmes Buys Netvibes

Dassault Systèmes, a developer of 3D design and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software, announced that it has acquired Netvibes. In its announcement, the company emphasized the value of incorporating consumer reaction into the innovation process.

thismoment announced that it has acquired the platform, technology, and team associated with Position2 Brand Monitor. The product will be rebranded as thismoment Brand Monitor.

Correction: The original version of this post described the transaction as an acquisition of the company. In fact, the Marketing Services group of Position2 continues as an independent company, which retains the Position2 name.

via TechCrunch

New Papers, 7 February 2012

Satmetrix announced Satmetrix SparkScore (PDF), a social media measurement product based on the Net Promoter methodology. SparkScore is expected to launch with a free edition later this month.

via Susan Etlinger

Software Updates, 3 February 2012

Recently announced software updates:

  • Brandwatch
    Horizontal bar charts, increased review site coverage, French rules-based classifier, UI.

  • FullContact
    API v2: influence topics, Klout scores, standardized field names across networks.

  • Gnip
    PowerTrack: OR and nesting in filters, 1024-character rules.

  • Livebuzz
    Facebook pages: sort comments by tags and sentiment, new charts, Excel/PDF export.

  • MomentFeed
    Foursquare Merchant Platform integration: claim and manage venues, view venue analytics, manage check-in campaigns.

  • PeerIndex
    Topical PeerIndex scores.

Upcoming Events, 3 February 2012

8 February (Nashville, TN) - Murmuration

9 February - Radian6 webinar, Become a Social Media Strategist, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Christopher Barger.

15 February - NetBase webinar, Social Media Market Research Panel, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Ray Poynter, Leonard Murphy, and Tom Anderson.

23 February - Crimson Hexagon webinar, Demystifying the ROI of Social Media, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Natalie Petouhoff.

25 February (Chapel Hill, NC) - AnalyticsCamp

1 March - NetBase webinar, Social Analytics for the PR Function, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Brian Solis.

11 April - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5). With Nathan Gilliatt.

17–18 April (San Francisco) - Social Media Analytics Summit

26 April (Frankfurt) - Social CRM 2012

8 May (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

4–8 June (Dublin) - ICWSM 12

9–12 June (Dalian, China) - Sentiment Analysis for Asian Languages

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