September 2015 Archives

Digimind Adds Command Center

Digimind  launched a Social Command Center product that it intends to address both the internal command center concept as well as large-scale public display applications.

New Papers, 29 September 2015

Wayin Raises $15.4 Million

Wayin announced that it has received $15.4 million in new funding from U.S. Venture Partners and a group of individual entrpreneurs and investors. The investment is intended to support the company's new push to accelerate its growth, which includes co-founder, CEO and Chairman Scott McNealy taking a more active role in the company.

In a blog post, McNealy outlined planned upgrades to the company's platform, including performance measurement and optimization, language support for Japanese and Chinese, deeper social intelligence, and additional external integrations.

Software Updates, 25 September 2015

Brandwatch 
Time zone support.

Mention 
New Android app (beta), topic word clouds, UI, performance improvements.

NetBase 
New Alert Suite: triggered, thresholds, any mention.

Sendible 
New Suggested Content.

Synthesio 
WeChat coverage, improved Instagram coverage, Facebook Topic Data, Audience Affinities, Hootsuite team routing, automatic language detection; Swedish, Norwegian and Danish language support. Also, new Image Analytics with Ditto Labs  image recognition.

ZoomSphere 
Klout integration with customer care module.

Upcoming Events, 25 September 2015

29 September (Toronto) - Ryerson Social Media Lab launch reception, 5:00–7:00 PM at Cineplex Theatre Building, 10 Dundas St East.

29 September - Geofeedia webinar, Keeping Schools and Students Safe with Social Media, 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Calvin Tang (Fremont Police Department).

30 September - Tracx webinar, Debunking Social Metrics: Get a Clearer Picture of Campaign Performance, 1:00PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Mike Snead (MXM).

6 October (Strasbourg) - Sindup Veille Connect

8 October (Washington, DC) - TrackMaven Spark

8 October - Augure webinar, Influencer Marketing That Works, 11:00 AM EDT / 15:00 GMT. With Nate Elliott (Forrester).

8 October - Tracx webinar, Breaking Social Out of its Silo, 12:00 PM EDT / 16:00 GMT.

12–13 October (Durham, NH) - IPR Measurement Summit

12–14 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Summit

13 October - Actiance webinar, Why Social Media Doesn't Have to Threaten Your Organization. 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT.

20 October (London) - Socialbakers Engage London

21 October (Chicago) - Geofeedia Latitude

22 October (Dubai) - Socialbakers Engage Dubai

22 October (Seattle) - Simply Measured LIFT

27 October (São Paulo) - Socialbakers Engage São Paulo

28 October (London) - Clarabridge C3 Europe

29 October (Mexico City) - Socialbakers Engage Mexico City

2 November (New York) - Socialbakers Engage New York

7 November (Chicago) - Big Boulder Initiative workshop, Using Social Data for Social Good, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM at Loyola University Chicago's Schreiber Center.

23–24 November (Brussels) - LT-Accelerate

Brandwatch  announced Social Indices, a set of monthly benchmark ratings of companies in the retail, non-profit, healthcare and TV networks industries. The publicly viewable scores are based on conversation volume in social channels and online generally, net sentiment, reach growth, and engagement and content.

Zignal Labs Introduces Command Center

Zignal Labs  introduced its new Zignal Command Center with a live demonstration. In addition to the display-oriented, multi-monitor setup implied by its name, the new product gains flexibility with a rotating-display option for use with fewer monitors.

New Papers, 22 September 2015

Software Updates, 18 September 2015

DataSift 
Facebook topic data: new countries, Super Public content, nested queries.

Socialgist 
New Foursquare data partnership.

Sprout Social 
Monitor Instagram keywords, Instagram analytics. Also, message-approval workflow.

ZoomSphere 
New customer care module.

Upcoming Events, 18 September 2015

22 September - Brandwatch hangout, Connecting social to dollars: How do you measure social media ROI, 11:00 AM EDT / 15:00 GMT. With Eric T. Tung (BMC Software), Ted Rubin (The Rubin Organization), Lauren Perkins (Perks Consulting) and Mike Allton (SiteSell).

23 September - NetBase webinar, The Hidden Value of Brand Reputation: Trends and Best Practices from Social Media Analytics, 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Robert Fronk (Purple Strategies).

24 September (Paris) - Reputation Day

29 September (Toronto) - Ryerson Social Media Lab launch reception, 5:00–7:00 PM at Cineplex Theatre Building, 10 Dundas St East.

30 September - Tracx webinar, Debunking Social Metrics: Get a Clearer Picture of Campaign Performance, 1:00PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Mike Snead (MXM).

6 October (Strasbourg) - Sindup Veille Connect

8 October (Washington, DC) - TrackMaven Spark

12–13 October (Durham, NH) - IPR Measurement Summit

12–14 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Summit

20 October (London) - Socialbakers Engage London

21 October (Chicago) - Geofeedia Latitude

22 October (Dubai) - Socialbakers Engage Dubai

22 October (Seattle) - Simply Measured LIFT

27 October (São Paulo) - Socialbakers Engage São Paulo

29 October (Mexico City) - Socialbakers Engage Mexico City

2 November (New York) - Socialbakers Engage New York

7 November (Chicago) - Big Boulder Initiative workshop, Using Social Data for Social Good, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM at Loyola University Chicago's Schreiber Center.

23–24 November (Brussels) - LT-Accelerate

Sysomos  announced that it has acquired gazeMetrix  for its image-recognition technology and visual listening platform. The product, which has been renamed Sysomos Gaze, combines image monitoring with features for finding and contacting image owners to request permission to use their work.

New Papers, 15 September 2015

Software Updates, 11 September 2015

BirdSong 
Improved Twitter analysis, Facebook inbound post analysis, Instagram export engaged fans.

Brandwatch 
New community forum. Also, Insights Central (learn from examples, use as templates).

Mediatoolkit 
New custom alerts.

SocialCentiv 
Gnip data sourcing, geographic search.

Talkwalker 
Hootsuite integration.

Upcoming Events, 11 September 2015

15 September - Conversocial webinar, The Social Resolution: What Being Social First Really Means, 11:00 AM EDT / 15:00 GMT. With Laura Smith (Hertz) and Sarah Brownback Wortman (Sprint).

16 September - Meltwater webinar, Unleash Social Listening's Potential, 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Samantha Ngo (Forrester).

16 September - Sysomos webinar, Sysomos and Expion Come Together to Offer a Best-in-Class Solution, 1:30 PM EDT / 17:30 GMT.

17 September - CrowdControlHQ webinar, Are You Enterprise Social Media Ready, 10:00 AM EDT / 14:00 GMT.

17 September - Geofeedia webinar, How Lexington PD Leverages Social Media to Protect and Serve, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT. With Richard Yancey (Lexington Police Department).

24 September (Paris) - Reputation Day

29 September (Toronto) - Ryerson Social Media Lab launch reception, 5:00–7:00 PM at Cineplex Theatre Building, 10 Dundas St East.

30 September - Tracx webinar, Debunking Social Metrics: Get a Clearer Picture of Campaign Performance, 1:00PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Mike Snead (MXM).

6 October (Strasbourg) - Sindup Veille Connect

8 October (Washington, DC) - TrackMaven Spark

12–13 October (Durham, NH) - IPR Measurement Summit

12–14 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Summit

20 October (London) - Socialbakers Engage London

21 October (Chicago) - Geofeedia Latitude

22 October (Dubai) - Socialbakers Engage Dubai

22 October (Seattle) - Simply Measured LIFT

27 October (São Paulo) - Socialbakers Engage São Paulo

29 October (Mexico City) - Socialbakers Engage Mexico City

2 November (New York) - Socialbakers Engage New York

7 November (Chicago) - Big Boulder Initiative workshop, Using Social Data for Social Good

23–24 November (Brussels) - LT-Accelerate

New Papers, 8 September 2015

Online Reputatiemanagement, Alex van Leeuwen (Buzzcapture )

Measure Brand Health in Real Time, Networked Insights 

Software Updates, 4 September 2015

bc.lab 
Relaunched with major software update.

Brandwatch 
Disqus comments data, tab-wide filtering, Catalan language support, new Vizia Explain widget.

Geofeedia 
VKontakte coverage, new live view of trending locations, customize alerts with Boolean exclusions, exclude individual users, Twitter engagement, updated mobile apps.

Mention 
Filter by selected influencers, Instagram integration, new Android app.

Upcoming Events, 4 September 2015

10 September (Utrecht) - SURFacademy workshop, Social media als vak, with Coosto demo, 13:00–15:30 at SURF.

10 September - Crimson Hexagon webinar, CEOs Talk Social: Social Media Beyond Marketing, 10:00 AM EDT / 14:00 GMT. With Tiffany St. James (Transmute).

10 September - Geofeedia webinar, Connecting With Your Community Through Social Media, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT. With Billy Grogan (Dunwoody Police Department).

15 September - Conversocial webinar, The Social Resolution: What Being Social First Really Means, 11:00 AM EDT / 15:00 GMT. With Laura Smith (Hertz) and Sarah Brownback Wortman (Sprint).

16 September - Meltwater webinar, Unleash Social Listening's Potential, 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Samantha Ngo (Forrester).

16 September - Sysomos webinar, Sysomos and Expion Come Together to Offer a Best-in-Class Solution, 1:30 PM EDT / 17:30 GMT.

17 September - CrowdControlHQ webinar, Are You Enterprise Social Media Ready, 10:00 AM EDT / 14:00 GMT.

24 September (Paris) - Reputation Day

6 October (Strasbourg) - Sindup Veille Connect

8 October (Washington, DC) - TrackMaven Spark

12–13 October (Durham, NH) - IPR Measurement Summit

12–14 October (Austin, TX) - Spredfast Summit

20 October (London) - Socialbakers Engage London

21 October (Chicago) - Geofeedia Latitude

22 October (Dubai) - Socialbakers Engage Dubai

22 October (Seattle) - Simply Measured LIFT

27 October (São Paulo) - Socialbakers Engage São Paulo

29 October (Mexico City) - Socialbakers Engage Mexico City

2 November (New York) - Socialbakers Engage New York

7 November (Chicago) - Big Boulder Initiative workshop, Using Social Data for Social Good

25–26 November (Brussels) - LT-Accelerate

Simply Measured  announced that it has acquired Inside Social to add conversion and attribution metrics to its social media analytics platform.

New Papers, 1 September 2015

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