February 2017 Archives

New Papers, 28 February 2017

Software Updates, 24 February 2017

Mention 
Customizable dashboards.

Netvibes 
Improved Universal Search.

Upcoming Events, 24 February 2017

27 February–1 March (Raleigh, NC) - Sysomos Summit

1 March - Affinio webinar, The 4 Elements of Effective Content, 1:00 PM EST / 18:00 GMT. With Melanie Deziel.

2 March - Crimson Hexagon / Spredfast webinar, The Emotional Science of Social Conversation, 10:00 AM EST / 15:00 GMT.

2 March - Conversocial webinar, How Many Clicks to Resolution: A side-by-side overview of marketing vs. customer care platforms, 12:00 Noon EST / 17:00 GMT.

9 March - Synthesio webinar, How to Build a Customer-Centric Social Organization, 1:00 PM EST / 18:00 GMT. With John Murphy (Aetna).

10–12 April (Nashville, TN) - Sprinklr Digital Transformation Summit

8–9 May (Denver) - Brandwatch Now You Know

15–18 May (Montreal) - ICWSM

17–19 May (Prague) - Socialbakers Engage Prague

1–2 June (Boulder, CO) - Big Boulder Conference

27–28 June (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

Meltwater  announced that it has acquired Wrapidity for its artificial intelligence technology. A spinout from Oxford University, Wrapidity is expected to strengthen Meltwater's analytics software and its ability to address new, high-volume data sources.

Meltwater recently closed on $60 million in debt financing to support strategic acquisitions.

New Papers, 21 February 2017

Software Updates, 17 February 2017

Buzz Radar 
Major release.

Digimind 
Digimind Intelligence: Salesforce integration, watchlist usage statistics.

Mentionlytics 
Filters as presets, improved search, reach metrics, word cloud, map, report by source, UI.

Netvibes 
Major release.

Percolate 
Analytics, campaign templates, Asset Manager.

Socialdraft 
Guest and Manager roles.

Union Metrics 
Facebook competitive analysis.

Upcoming Events, 17 February 2017

22 February - Crimson Hexagon webinar, CEOs Talk Social with Ogilvy PR UK, 11:00 AM EST / 16:00 GMT. With Marshall Manson (Ogilvy PR UK).

22 February - Conversocial webinar, Five Principles for Serving Millennial Customers, 11:00 AM EST / 16:00 GMT. With Micah Solomon.

22 February (Toronto) - Make Friends meetup, 7:00–9:00 PM at TinEye.

23 February - Dictanova webinar, Voix du Client: l’analyse des avis clients, 10:00 AM CET / 09:00 GMT.

27 February–1 March (Raleigh, NC) - Sysomos Summit

1 March - Affinio webinar, The 4 Elements of Effective Content, 1:00 PM EST / 18:00 GMT. With Melanie Deziel.

2 March - Crimson Hexagon / Spredfast webinar, The Emotional Science of Social Conversation, 10:00 AM EST / 15:00 GMT.

2 March - Conversocial webinar, How Many Clicks to Resolution: A side-by-side overview of marketing vs. customer care platforms, 12:00 Noon EST / 17:00 GMT.

10–12 April (Nashville, TN) - Sprinklr Digital Transformation Summit

8–9 May (Denver) - Brandwatch Now You Know

15–18 May (Montreal) - ICWSM

17–19 May (Prague) - Socialbakers Engage Prague

1–2 June (Boulder, CO) - Big Boulder Conference

27–28 June (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

NewsWhip Gets $6.4 Million

NewsWhip  announced that it has received $6.4 million in a Series A investment led by Tribal. The Associated Press, Cantor Fitzgerald clients, Social Starts, Matter.vc, The Asahi Shimbun, and early angel investors also participated in the round.

NewsWhip analyzes online content to help journalists and other creators make content decisions. The company recently released its Analytics product, building on the dataset accumulated through the operation of its real-time-oriented Spike tool.

New Papers, 14 February 2017

BirdEye Lands $25 Million Series B

BirdEye  announced that it has received $25 million in a Series B investment round led by World Innovation Lab and Trinity Ventures. The company plans to use the money to support continued product development.

Software Updates, 10 February 2017

Affinio 
LinkedIn coverage.

Brandwatch 
New Dashboard Wizard. pr

Keyhole 
Instagram follower insights.

Linkfluence 
Radarly: Spredfast  integration.

Nuvi 
LexisNexis, Stack Overflow and VK coverage.

Sprout Social 
New Instagram scheduling workflow.

Upcoming Events, 10 February 2017

14 February - Tracx webinar, How to Find Your Audience on Social Media, 2:00 PM EST / 19:00 GMT.

15 February - Brandwatch webinar, Understanding your audience, 9:0 AM EST / 14:00 GMT. With Tim Grimes (VICE).

16 February - Union Metrics webinar, Ramp up your social competitive intelligence with Union Metrics, 12:00 Noon EST / 17:00 GMT.

22 February - Crimson Hexagon webinar, CEOs Talk Social with Ogilvy PR UK, 11:00 AM EST / 16:00 GMT. With Marshall Manson (Ogilvy PR UK).

22 February (Toronto) - Make Friends meetup, 7:00–9:00 PM at TinEye

23 February - Dictanova webinar, Voix du Client: l’analyse des avis clients, 10:00 AM CET / 09:00 GMT.

27 February–1 March (Raleigh, NC) - Sysomos Summit

10–12 April (Nashville, TN) - Sprinklr Digital Transformation Summit

8–9 May (Denver) - Brandwatch Now You Know

15–18 May (Montreal) - ICWSM

17–19 May (Prague) - Socialbakers Engage Prague

1–2 June (Boulder, CO) - Big Boulder Conference

27–28 June (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

Hootsuite Buys AdEspresso

Hootsuite  announced that it has acquired AdEspresso to add Facebook and Instagram advertising management to its product suite. The company simultaneously launched Hootsuite Ads, while continuing to offer AdEspresso by Hootsuite as a self-service product.

New Papers, 7 February 2017

Software Updates, 3 February 2017

Affinio 
Subreddit Graph reports, custom moodboards, annotation, data export, Image Explorer enhancements, Global Comparison, targeted audience queries.

Clarabridge 
CX Social: crisis plans.

Notified 
Automated tonality via Gavagai  partnership, improved reach estimates.

SocialFlow 
Publishing automation features.

Upcoming Events, 3 February 2017

8 February - MeaningCloud webinar, Classification, topic extraction, clustering... When to use the different Text Analytics tools, 12:00 Noon EST / 17:00 GMT.

14 February - Tracx webinar, How to Find Your Audience on Social Media, 2:00 PM EST / 19:00 GMT.

15 February - Brandwatch webinar, Understanding your audience, 9:0 AM EST / 14:00 GMT. With Tim Grimes (VICE).

22 February (Toronto) - Make Friends meetup, 7:00–9:00 PM at TinEye

27 February–1 March (Raleigh, NC) - Sysomos Summit

8–9 May (Denver) - Brandwatch Now You Know

15–18 May (Montreal) - ICWSM

17–19 May (Prague) - Socialbakers Engage Prague

1–2 June (Boulder, CO) - Big Boulder Conference

27–28 June (New York) - Sentiment Analysis Symposium

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