September 2013 Archives

Software Updates, 27 September 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • Augure
    UI refresh to reflect rebranding and consolidation of iMente acquisition.

  • Brandviewer
    Facebook commenting, filter by mesoregion, filter by group, top 20 mesoregion chart, custom report generator.

  • Crowdbabble
    Instagram analytics.

  • DataSift
    Historic Preview.

  • Gnip
    Search API for Twitter (30-day history).

  • Infomart
    Threshold-based alerts.

  • MutualMind
    On-demand PDF reports.

  • Oracle
    New integrations between Oracle Eloqua and Oracle Social Relationship Management (SRM).

  • Simplify360
    Salesforce integration.

  • Synthesio
    Major release: integrated monitoring, analysis & engagement platform; new mini dashboards, new report builder.

  • Tracx
    Custom workflow stages, multiple teams, team performance dashboard (workflow metrics).

  • Viralheat
    Instagram monitoring and analytics. Also, bulk scheduling of posts, custom date ranges in reports.

Upcoming Events, 27 September 2013

1 October - ReviewPro webinar, Optimizing Reviews, Ratings and Revenue on OTAs, 11:00 AM EDT. With Adam Anderson and Daniel Edward Craig.

2 October - Brandviewer webinar, Como Vender Serviços de Monitoramento de Mídias Sociais, 10:30 AM BRT (GMT -3).

2 October (San Francisco) - Bitext workshop, How Accurate is 90% Accurate? On Evaluation of Multilingual Sentiment Analysis Engines, 7:00 PM at WeWork.

8 October (Munich) - Our Social Times seminar, Social Media im Kundenservice, 16:00–18:00 at Hofbräukeller.

8 October - Daedalus webinar, Textalytics: la manera más sencilla de incorporar procesamiento semántico a tus aplicaciones, 16:00 CET (GMT +1).

8 October - CUNY webinar, A Primer on Predictive Analytics, 1:30 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Dean Whittaker.

14 October (New York) - Realtime Marketing Lab

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

16 October - Crimson Hexagon webinar, Social Media Intelligence: Planning for Insights and Advantage, 11:30 AM EDT (GMT -4). With Allison Smith.

23–24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing 2013

29 October - Our Social Times webinar, Quelles tactiques pour intégrer le Client Social dans votre stratégie Cross-canal, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

21 November - Our Social Times webinar, Comment exceller dans la gestion de votre Service Client Cross-Canal, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

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

New Papers, 24 September 2013

Unmetric announced that it has received $5.5 million in its Series B financing round. New investor JAFCO Asia led the round, which included participation from existing investor Nexus Venture Partners. Unmetric offers social media activity and content analysis with an emphasis on tracking the performance of competitors' performance.

Software Updates, 20 September 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • DataSift
    Tumblr coverage (firehose and historic).

Upcoming Events, 20 September 2013

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).

25 September (Berlin) - uberMetrics housewarming party, 18:00 at Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Str. 5, 10178 Berlin.

26 September - Our Social Times webinar, Comment adopter une stratégie Social Media dans votre Service Client, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

8 October (Munich) - Our Social Times seminar, Social Media im Kundenservice, 16:00–18:00 at Hofbräukeller.

8 October - Daedalus webinar, Textalytics: la manera más sencilla de incorporar procesamiento semántico a tus aplicaciones, 16:00 CET (GMT +1).

14 October (New York) - Realtime Marketing Lab

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

16 October - Crimson Hexagon webinar, Social Media Intelligence: Planning for Insights and Advantage, 11:30 AM EDT (GMT -4). With Allison Smith.

23–24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing 2013

29 October - Our Social Times webinar, Quelles tactiques pour intégrer le Client Social dans votre stratégie Cross-canal, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

21 November - Our Social Times webinar, Comment exceller dans la gestion de votre Service Client Cross-Canal, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

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

Fluencr Taking Act to Vegas

Fluencr founder Gerome Sapp announced that the company has received an investment from Vegas Tech Fund and will relocate to Las Vegas. Fluencr operates an influencer marketing and measurement platform that is designed to create an endorsement ecosystem, linking brands and advocates with incentives.

Brandwatch viziaBrandwatch launched Brandwatch Vizia, a multi-screen presentation of Brandwatch data for social media command centers. Vizia supports multiple locations with individualized screen configurations and centralized management capabilities.

New Papers, 17 September 2013

Scytl introduced Scytl Social Media Monitoring, a specialized platform for electoral bodies and political parties. The Barcelona-based company's foundation is its secure election management and electronic voting technology, which has been used in more than 30 countries over ten years.

Software Updates, 13 September 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • Engagor
    Spanish, French, and German sentiment analysis.

  • Local Measure
    Influence scores on customer cards, filtering and sorting options, new responsive design.

  • TinEye
    Updated browser extensions.

  • Treato
    Treato Pharma: major update.

Upcoming Events, 13 September 2013

16 September (San Francisco) - DataSift Social Data Week

17 September (Beijing) - CIC/Beijing Normal University seminar, Social+, 1:00-5:00 PM at Beijing Normal University.

17 September - SDL webinar, 7 Ways to Better Understand Your Customer & Drive Them to Purchase, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jeff Zabin.

17 September - HootSuite webinar, Social Media Metrics in Government: Using GSA Guidelines, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Beverly Macy.

18 September - Our Social Times webinar, Social Media Engagement for Retail, 2:00 PM BST/9:00 AM EDT.

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).

26 September - Our Social Times webinar, Comment adopter une stratégie Social Media dans votre Service Client, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

8 October (Munich) - Our Social Times seminar, Social Media im Kundenservice, 16:00–18:00 at Hofbräukeller.

14 October (New York) - Realtime Marketing Lab

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

23–24 October (London) - Social Media Marketing 2013

29 October - Our Social Times webinar, Quelles tactiques pour intégrer le Client Social dans votre stratégie Cross-canal, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

4–6 November (Broomfield, CO) - Defrag

21 November - Our Social Times webinar, Comment exceller dans la gestion de votre Service Client Cross-Canal, 15:00 CET (GMT +1).

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

Linkfluence announced that it has received € 3.5 Million (approximately $4.5 million) in an investment round from Orkos Capital and Banexi Ventures Partners.

Clarabridge Brings In $80 Million

Clarabridge announced an $80 million investment round by new investors General Catalyst Partners, Summit Partners, and Yuchun Lee. The company plans to use the money to fund its continued global expansion, product development, hiring, and marketing.

New Papers, 10 September 2013

Recently released research and white papers:

Cicero Group Buys Yatterbox

Cicero Group announced that it has bought Yatterbox , a free social media monitoring platform focused on the posts of selected individuals who may be able to impact a company and its reputation. Cicero says it has no immediate plans to charge for access to the system, even as it plans to expand its coverage to include every UK-based journalist, politician and important influencer by the end of the year.

Software Updates, 6 September 2013

Recently announced software updates:

  • Gnip
    New Backfill feature (collect data missed during brief disconnects). Also, new PowerTrack filters.

  • Locowise
    Comparison module, Twitter analytics.

  • Topsy
    Historical Twitter data.

  • Tracebuzz
    Instagram coverage, additional rules-based labels.

  • Trackur
    Sentiment analysis for Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Welsh.

  • uberMetrics Technologies
    New account types with different permissions.

Upcoming Events, 6 September 2013

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

12 September - GlobalWebIndex webinar, Stream Social: Q2 2013, 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM GMT.

12 September - Gnip/mBLAST webinar, Social Resonance: Tracking Content Dissemination Across the Web, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

12 September - HootSuite webinar, Secure Your Social Enterprise with HootSuite and Nexgate, 2:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

12 September - SocialFlow webinar, The Measurements That Matter, 5:00 PM EDT (GMT -4).

16 September (San Francisco) - DataSift Social Data Week

17 September - SDL webinar, 7 Ways to Better Understand Your Customer & Drive Them to Purchase, 1:00 PM EDT (GMT -4). With Jeff Zabin.

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

Lithium Technologies announced it has raised $50 million in a pre-IPO mezzanine financing round. The company says it will apply the investment toward technology development, footprint expansion, and strategic acquisitions.

The company also announced the addition of former Yahoo! executive Tapan Bhat as Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer and NEA Venture Partner Brooke Seawell to its board of directors.

TO THE NEW Acquires ThoughtBuzz

The digital services group TO THE NEW announced its acquisition of ThoughtBuzz , a social media analysis company based in Singapore. The company is assembling a suite of services for marketing, content, and development, to which ThoughtBuzz adds social media content and activity analytics. It's the company's second acquisition since June.

In its announcement, TO THE NEW said that it will continue to invest in ThoughtBuzz and integrate it with the group's other services. ThoughtBuzz founders Anshul Jain and Ashok Patro will join the group's management team.

New Papers, 3 September 2013

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