March 2017 Archives

Software Updates, 24 March 2017

Mention 
Broadcast media coverage. Also, review site coverage.

Salesforce 
Social Studio: emoji support, Facebook & YouTube engagement, new metrics cards.

Symplur 
New Hashtag Finder.

Twingly 
BlogRank rebalancing.

Union Metrics 
New geo filters in Instagram and Twitter Trackers.

Zoomph 
YouTube analytics.

Upcoming Events, 24 March 2017

30 March - Klipfolio / Mention webinar, How to Track the Social Media Metrics That Really Matter, 12:00 Noon EDT / 16:00 GMT.

31 March - Tracx webinar, Finding the Winning Formula with Owned, Earned, and Paid Social Media, 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT. With Neal Schaffer (Maximize Your Social).

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

19 April - Simply Measured webinar, You vs. Your Competitors: Time for a Gut Check, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

20 April (Montreal) - Sindup Veille Connect, 6:00–9:30 PM.

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

10 May - Simply Measured webinar, Creative Campaign Planning: Time for a Gut Check, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

15–18 May (Montreal) - ICWSM

17–19 May (Prague) - Socialbakers Engage Prague

18 May (New York) - SocialFlow ROAR 2017

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

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

Capitol Acquisition Corp. III (NASDAQ: CLAC) and GTCR announced an agreement to merge Cision  into a subsidiary of Capitol, a "blank check" or special-purpose acquisition company. The end result of the planned transactions will be that Cision becomes a publicly-traded company with an expected value of $2.4 billion.

Cision's management will remain in place, while Capitol leadership will join the board. Current Cision shareholders will retain a majority interest in the newly public company. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter.

Conversocial Acquires HipMob

Conversocial  announced that it has acquired HipMob to expand its live chat capabilities. The company plans to combine live chat with social media and messaging platforms for an integrated customer engagement environment.

Hootsuite  announced that it has acquired a Snapchat analytics solution from Naritiv, a Los Angeles-based content marketing specialist. Naritiv's product team moves to Hootsuite in the company's new LA office.

Last month, Hootsuite acquired LiftMetrix, a social analytics specialist specializing in marketing performance measurement.

New Papers, 21 March 2017

Software Updates, 17 March 2017

Brandwatch 
Performance improvements.

Gnip 
Decahose: Twitter likes.

iAdvize 
WhatsApp integration.

Manzama 
Grouping similar results.

Mediatoolkit 
VKontakte coverage.

Upcoming Events, 17 March 2017

21 March - Zignal Labs webinar, Why Corporate Communications Teams Should Think More like Data Scientists, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

22 March - Netvibes webinar, Silicon Valley vs. France: Top Tech Trends 2017, 11:00 AM EDT / 15:00 GMT.

22 March - Socialbakers webinar, The Art of Great Content, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

23 March - Union Metrics webinar, Incorporate geo data into your social listening, 12:00 Noon EDT / 16:00 GMT.

30 March - Klipfolio / Mention webinar, How to Track the Social Media Metrics That Really Matter, 12:00 Noon EDT / 16:00 GMT.

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

19 April - Simply Measured webinar, You vs. Your Competitors: Time for a Gut Check, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

20 April (Montreal) - Sindup Veille Connect, 6:00–9:30 PM.

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

10 May - Simply Measured webinar, Creative Campaign Planning: Time for a Gut Check, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

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

Tickr Acquires Market.Space

Tickr  announced that it has acquired Market.Space, a developer specializing in collecting and delivering competitor data. Tickr characterizes the deal as a combination of complementary technologies and building its team.

New Papers, 14 March 2017

Software Updates, 10 March 2017

BirdSong 
Export comments from Facebook and Instagram.

Canvs 
Explore 2.0 for Twitter TV. Canvs 1.0 retiring 3 April.

DataSift 
Concepts for LinkedIn Engagement Insights.

LeadSift 
New Trending Content Topics tool.

Sprinklr 
New Sprinklr Display.

Upcoming Events, 10 March 2017

15 March - Simply Measured webinar, Gut Check Your Performance: Tactics and Tips, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

21 March - Zignal Labs webinar, Why Corporate Communications Teams Should Think More like Data Scientists, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

22 March - Socialbakers webinar, The Art of Great Content, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

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

19 April - Simply Measured webinar, You vs. Your Competitors: Time for a Gut Check, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

20 April (Montreal) - Sindup Veille Connect, 6:00–9:30 PM.

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

10 May - Simply Measured webinar, Creative Campaign Planning: Time for a Gut Check, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

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

OBI4wan Acquires Buzzcapture

OBI4wan  announced that it has acquired Buzzcapture  in a market consolidation move. The companies describe the deal as a merging of complementary product strengths in media monitoring and online customer service.

With the backing of major shareholder Main Capital, OBI4wan plans a push for growth in the Benelux region and DACH countries.

New Papers, 7 March 2017

Software Updates, 3 March 2017

Brandwatch 
Vizia 2: major update and an expanded vision. Also, new AsiaPac data sources.

YouScan 
New UI.

Upcoming Events, 3 March 2017

8 March - Synthesio webinar, Behind the Scenes of a Cosmetics Influencer Marketing Campaign, 10:00 AM EST / 15:00 GMT. With Arthur Aurientis (L'Oreal) and Latasha James.

9 March - Netvibes webinar, Analyze Elon Musk’s “Master Plan”, 10:00 AM EST / 15:00 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

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