August 2012 Archives

Linkfluence launched Radarly, a social media monitoring and analysis platform developed from the company's experience in social media research services. The platform is currently being delivered to the company's existing clients.

Software Updates, 31 August 2012

Recently announced software updates:

  • Silverbakk
    Instagram coverage.

  • Trackur
    InfluenceRank and sentiment scores in export files and API output.

  • Viralheat
    Redesigned daily alert email.

Upcoming Events, 31 August 2012

4 September - Sysomos webinar, Text Analytics, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

6 September - Radian6 webinar, 7 Sure Signs Your Social Media Strategy Will Fail (& How To Fix Them), 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Rohit Bhargava.

12 September - Thismoment webinar, Targeting the Dynamic Customer: Understanding the Next Phase of Enterprise Brand Marketing, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT-4). With Jeremiah Owyang and Vince Broady.

19 September - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Zach Hofer-Shall.

19 September - Attensity webinar, What is the State of Social Media Adoption in Business Today, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Esteban Kolsky.

26 September (Brussels) - Social CRM

27 September - Crimson Hexagon webinar, When Is Negative Positive? Going Beyond Sentiment In Social Media Analysis, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

3–4 October (Boston) - Text Analytics World

3–5 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

10 October - Sysomos webinar, Benchmarking, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

17 October - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Susan Etlinger.

24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing

30 October (San Francisco) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

7 November - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jason Falls.

14 November - Sysomos webinar, Twitter Stories, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

29 November (Paris) - The Social Customer

12 December - Sysomos webinar, Using Social Media Data to Tell a Story, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

Threadsy announced that it will be acquired by Facebook. The company's SwayloPro platform for analyzing users, interests, and influence in Facebook, will continue to operate as a separate company owned by its current investors.

New Papers, 28 August 2012

Software Updates, 24 August 2012

Recently announced software updates:

  • Sysomos
    Portuguese sentiment analysis, Twitter follower trend, Tweet approval process, updated popularity charts.

  • Unmetric
    YouTube videos going viral list, Facebook targeting search, new Facebook metrics, UI.

Upcoming Events, 24 August 2012

28 August - DataSift webinar, DataSift Historics Availability: Building the Big Picture from Big, Social Data, 12:00 noon EDT (GMT -4).

29 August - ReviewPro webinar, Choose Your Words Carefully: Responding to Guest Reviews and Social Media Commentary, 11:00 AM EDT (GMT -4). With Daniel Edward Craig.

4 September - Sysomos webinar, Text Analytics, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

6 September - Radian6 webinar, 7 Sure Signs Your Social Media Strategy Will Fail (& How To Fix Them), 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Rohit Bhargava.

12 September - Thismoment webinar, Targeting the Dynamic Customer: Understanding the Next Phase of Enterprise Brand Marketing, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT-4). With Jeremiah Owyang and Vince Broady.

19 September - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Zach Hofer-Shall.

26 September (Brussels) - Social CRM

3–4 October (Boston) - Text Analytics World

3–5 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

10 October - Sysomos webinar, Benchmarking, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

17 October - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Susan Etlinger.

24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing

30 October (San Francisco) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

7 November - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jason Falls.

14 November - Sysomos webinar, Twitter Stories, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

29 November (Paris) - The Social Customer

12 December - Sysomos webinar, Using Social Media Data to Tell a Story, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

Sentia Media announced that it has acquired the Australian SMA provider BuzzNumbers. Sentia (formerly Media Monitors Group) owns a collection of media monitoring and analysis companies in the Asia-Pacific region, including Brandtology.

Mention iphoneMention released a public beta version of Mention for iPhone. The alerting app provides up to 1,000 mentions per month in free accounts. Premium plans start at $9.99 monthly for up to 5,000 mentions.

DataSift announced two new tools designed to make it easier to use their data aggregation service: Push and Query Builder. Push allows companies to manage the flow of data into their systems, and Query Builder provides a visual approach that hides DataSift's underlying Curated Stream Definition Language.

Topsy Analytics Goes Pro

Topsy launched Topsy Pro Analytics, its premium SMA product. Pricing was not disclosed, but free trial accounts are now available.

Software Updates, 17 August 2012

Recently announced software updates:

Upcoming Events, 17 August 2012

21 August - DataSift webinar, DataSift Historics Availability: Building the Big Picture from Big, Social Data, 12:00 noon EDT (GMT -4).

22 August - Attensity webinar, Hypatia Galaxy Report, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Leslie Ament.

28 August - DataSift webinar, DataSift Historics Availability: Building the Big Picture from Big, Social Data, 12:00 noon EDT (GMT -4).

29 August - ReviewPro webinar, Choose Your Words Carefully: Responding to Guest Reviews and Social Media Commentary, 11:00 AM EDT (GMT -4). With Daniel Edward Craig.

4 September - Sysomos webinar, Text Analytics, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

6 September - Radian6 webinar, 7 Sure Signs Your Social Media Strategy Will Fail (& How To Fix Them), 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Rohit Bhargava.

19 September - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Zach Hofer-Shall.

26 September (Brussels) - Social CRM

3–4 October (Boston) - Text Analytics World

3–5 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

10 October - Sysomos webinar, Benchmarking, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

17 October - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Susan Etlinger.

24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing

30 October (San Francisco) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

7 November - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jason Falls.

14 November - Sysomos webinar, Twitter Stories, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

29 November (Paris) - The Social Customer

12 December - Sysomos webinar, Using Social Media Data to Tell a Story, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

Software Updates, 10 August 2012

Recently announced software updates:

  • Awareness
    Social prospecting, profile database, and prospect scoring (blog post).

  • Livebuzz
    Facebook analytics.

  • MutualMind
    Content analyzer, new reach analytics options, keyword grouping, keyword performance analytics, location filtering, reach metrics for Facebook and Twitter, query syntax validation.

  • Spredfast
    Individually customizable workspaces.

Upcoming Events, 10 August 2012

14 August - Awareness webinar, Social Scoring: The Missing Link to Social Marketing ROI, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

15 August - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jason Falls.

22 August - Attensity webinar, Hypatia Galaxy Report, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Leslie Ament.

4 September - Sysomos webinar, Text Analytics, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

6 September - Radian6 webinar, 7 Sure Signs Your Social Media Strategy Will Fail (& How To Fix Them), 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Rohit Bhargava.

19 September - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Zach Hofer-Shall.

26 September (Brussels) - Social CRM

3–4 October (Boston) - Text Analytics World

3–5 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

10 October - Sysomos webinar, Benchmarking, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

17 October - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Susan Etlinger.

24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing

30 October (San Francisco) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

7 November - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jason Falls.

14 November - Sysomos webinar, Twitter Stories, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

29 November (Paris) - The Social Customer

12 December - Sysomos webinar, Using Social Media Data to Tell a Story, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

SocialAppsHQ launched Social Monitoring, a free component in the company's social media management platform.

New Papers, 7 August 2012

SpotRight, Spot Influence Merge

SpotRight and Spot Influence announced that the two companies have merged. The combined company is retaining the SpotRight name.

Software Updates, 3 August 2012

Recently announced software updates:

Upcoming Events, 3 August 2012

8 August - Sysomos webinar, Is This Out of Control? Monitoring in Advance of and During a Crisis, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

8 August - Conversition webinar, Can cheese burgers and fruit smoothies co-exist, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

15 August - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jason Falls.

4 September - Sysomos webinar, Text Analytics, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

6 September - Radian6 webinar, 7 Sure Signs Your Social Media Strategy Will Fail (& How To Fix Them), 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Rohit Bhargava.

19 September - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Zach Hofer-Shall.

26 September (Brussels) - Social CRM

3–4 October (Boston) - Text Analytics World

3–5 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

10 October - Sysomos webinar, Benchmarking, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

17 October - NetBase webinar, Social Media Analytics, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Susan Etlinger.

24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing

30 October (San Francisco) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

7 November - NetBase webinar, Social Intelligence, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jason Falls.

14 November - Sysomos webinar, Twitter Stories, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

29 November (Paris) - The Social Customer

12 December - Sysomos webinar, Using Social Media Data to Tell a Story, 1:00 PM EST (GMT -5).

News Group International announced that it has acquired Report International and KD Paine & Partners. The acquisitions will be merged with the company's Dubai-based measurement group, Salience Research, though they will continue to use their existing brands.

NGI also owns Media Watch Middle East and its SocialEyez platform for monitoring social media.

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