August 2013 Archives

Software Updates, 30 August 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • Keyhole
    Audience intelligence, influencer intelligence, content insights.

  • Lissly
    Query builder, performance upgrades.

  • Local Measure
    View by customer, report by venue.

  • Synthesio
    Malay- and Arabic-language sentiment analysis.

  • Trackur
    Online review monitoring.

  • Zubit
    Reclame Aqui coverage.

Upcoming Events, 30 August 2013

5 September - Brand Embassy webinar, How to get Real Insight with Brand Embassy, 9:00 AM EDT/3:00 PM CEST.

11–12 September (Raleigh, NC) - Expion Social Business Summit

16 September (San Francisco) - DataSift Social Data Week

19 September (New York) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

20 September (New York) - DataSift Social Data Week

23–27 September (Berlin, Bogotá, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, São Paulo, Turin, Toronto) - Social Media Week

23–25 September (Dallas) - Telligent The Big Social 2013

24 September (London) - Social Media London: Social Media for B2B Content Marketing with Salesforce, 18:30 at O2 Workshop.

25 September - SDL webinar, The Modern Traveler: A Look at Customer Engagement in the Travel Industry, 11:00 AM EDT (GMT -4).

14 October (New York) - Realtime Marketing Lab

16–18 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

8 December (Dallas) - IEEE ICDM Workshop on Mining Social Data at Work

Twitter Picks Up Trendrr

Trendrr announced in a blog post that it is "joining Twitter's… team," with initial confirmation in a tweet from an official Twitter account. The group, which focuses on the real-time interaction of Twitter and television, will support existing customers of its Trendrr.TV product, while ongoing work expected to build on its Curatorr platform.

Twitter acquired Bluefin Labs, another SMA company specializing in the television market, earlier this year.

New Papers, 27 August 2013

LookSmart Buying Syncapse Assets

The online ad network operator LookSmart, Ltd. (Nasdaq:LOOK) announced an agreement to acquire the key assets of Syncapse from its court-appointed receiver. The transaction requires court approval, which is expected in early September.

Software Updates, 23 August 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • Brand Embassy
    New Insights Reports (detail views of topics, sentiment and volume). Also, new collaboration features.

  • Crowdbabble
    Drill-down in most reports.

  • Gnip
    Profile Geo enrichment (account-level location data).

  • Recorded Future
    Results indicator gauge.

  • Sprout Social
    Facebook Pages Manager: manage admins, upload photos, edit cover photo, create event, create new page.

  • webLyzard
    UI update, email ingest gateway, new email alert options, document title filtering, revisit for metadata updates, domain relevance, improved sentence splitting.

Upcoming Events, 23 August 2013

28 August - Telligent webinar, Social Intranet: Strategy, Execution, ROI, 12:00 Noon EDT (GMT -4). With Richard Dotson and Rob Koplowitz.

28 August - Visible webinar, Secrets to Overcoming Negative Brand Perceptions, 1:30 PM EDT (GMT -4).

29 August (Tokyo) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

5 September - Brand Embassy webinar, How to get Real Insight with Brand Embassy, 9:00 AM EDT/3:00 PM CEST.

11–12 September (Raleigh, NC) - Expion Social Business Summit

16 September (San Francisco) - DataSift Social Data Week

19 September (New York) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

20 September (New York) - DataSift Social Data Week

23–25 September (Dallas) - Telligent The Big Social 2013

24 September (London) - Social Media London: Social Media for B2B Content Marketing with Salesforce, 18:30 at O2 Workshop.

14 October (New York) - Realtime Marketing Lab

16–18 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

8 December (Dallas) - IEEE ICDM Workshop on Mining Social Data at Work

New Papers, 20 August 2013

Recently released research and white papers:

Software Updates, 16 August 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • Oracle
    Simplified Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish language support, Chinese and Latin American source coverage (including Sina Weibo, Reclame Aqui and Vostu).

  • Scup
    Reply to Facebook comments.

  • Simply Measured
    Customizable themes for reports.

  • TinEye
    Sort by date.

  • uberVU
    NewsCred content.

Upcoming Events, 16 August 2013

28 August - Telligent webinar, Social Intranet: Strategy, Execution, ROI, 12:00 Noon EDT (GMT -4). With Richard Dotson and Rob Koplowitz.

29 August (Tokyo) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

11–12 September (Raleigh, NC) - Expion Social Business Summit

16 September (San Francisco) - DataSift Social Data Week

19 September (New York) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

20 September (New York) - DataSift Social Data Week

23–25 September (Dallas) - Telligent The Big Social 2013

24 September (London) - Social Media London: Social Media for B2B Content Marketing with Salesforce, 18:30 at O2 Workshop.

14 October (New York) - Realtime Marketing Lab

16–18 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

8 December (Dallas) - IEEE ICDM Workshop on Mining Social Data at Work

New Papers, 13 August 2013

Dachis Brand Trend BoardDachis Group added real-time marketing features to its existing social media analytics products to create its Real-Time Marketing Platform. The new tool is positioned to help clients find relevant trends, join trending online conversations as they happen, and measure results in near-real time.

The company's existing analytics tools, such as the Brand Performance Index, are also included in the annual license.

Software Updates, 9 August 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • Blogmeter
    Facebook comments heatmap, Twitter impressions and response metrics.

  • Brandwatch
    UI update.

  • Gnip
    Klout Topics (exclusive).

  • Local Measure
    New summary view.

  • Simplify360
    Salesforce integration for CRM, customizable dashboards, UI update, import tags across profiles.

  • Simply Measured
    Tumblr analytics.

  • Topsy
    Topsy.com: sentiment, Twitter volume for every search, UI update.

  • uberMetrics Technologies
    Comparison charts, Facebook comments metrics, clickable authors and sources in mentions.

  • Viralheat
    Facebook ad targeting.

  • WebMedian
    Filter view by read/unread status, email delivery of items, new trend view.

Upcoming Events, 9 August 2013

15 August - Crimson Hexagon webinar, 7 Steps To Create Powerful Customer Experiences & Get Social Media ROI, 12:00 Noon EDT (GMT -4). With Natalie Petouhoff.

29 August (Tokyo) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

11–12 September (Raleigh, NC) - Expion Social Business Summit

16 September (San Francisco) - DataSift Social Data Week

19 September (New York) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

20 September (New York) - DataSift Social Data Week

23–25 September (Dallas) - Telligent The Big Social 2013

24 September (London) - Social Media London: Social Media for B2B Content Marketing with Salesforce, 18:30 at O2 Workshop.

14 October (New York) - Realtime Marketing Lab

16–18 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

8 December (Dallas) - IEEE ICDM Workshop on Mining Social Data at Work

M-Brain Acquires Whitevector

M-Brain announced that it has acquired Whitevector , the Helsinki-based social media analysis firm focused on the UK and Nordic countries. M-Brain was an existing partner and minority shareholder in Whitevector prior to the acquisition last month.

Engagor announced that it has received $2.6 million in a Series A funding round led by Hummingbird Ventures. The company also announced the opening of their US office in San Francisco.

New Papers, 6 August 2013

The court-appointed receiver of Syncapse will hold a sealed-bid auction for the company's intellectual property assets. The letter detailing in the process, which was acquired by Business Insider, also reveals a breakout of the company's revenue sources since 2009. An earlier BI post provides access to Syncapse's bankruptcy documents.

Update: LookSmart has announced an agreement to acquire the Syncapse assets.

HootSuite Raises $165 Million

HootSuite announced that it has received $165 million in a Series B Financing round led by Insight Venture Partners. Accel Partners and OMERS Ventures also participated in the round.

Software Updates, 2 August 2013

Recently announced software updates:

Upcoming Events, 2 August 2013

6 August (San Francisco) - Social Media Breakfast, 8:30–10:30 AM at Lithium HQ, 225 Bush St. With Porter Gale.

6 August - CARMA/PRNews webinar, Social Media Measurement at a Crossroads, 2:00 EDT (GMT -4). With Don Bartholomew.

15 August - Crimson Hexagon webinar, 7 Steps To Create Powerful Customer Experiences & Get Social Media ROI, 12:00 Noon EDT (GMT -4). With Natalie Petouhoff.

29 August (Tokyo) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

11–12 September (Raleigh, NC) - Expion Social Business Summit

16 September (San Francisco) - DataSift Social Data Week

19 September (New York) - Dachis Group Social Business Summit

20 September (New York) - DataSift Social Data Week

23–25 September (Dallas) - Telligent The Big Social 2013

24 September (London) - Social Media London: Social Media for B2B Content Marketing with Salesforce, 18:30 at O2 Workshop.

16–18 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Social Summit

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

8 December (Dallas) - IEEE ICDM Workshop on Mining Social Data at Work

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