August 2017 Archives

Software Updates, 1 September 2017

Brand24 
New Summary view.

Crimson Hexagon 
Major update.

Echobot 
New API. pr

Quintly 
Facebook ad analytics.

Socialdraft 
Editorial calendar filtering.

Upcoming Events, 1 September 2017

7 September - Crimson Hexagon / Spredfast webinar, Navigating the Dynamic Customer Experience Landscape, 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT.

12 September - Brandwatch webinar, Assess and Drive your Social Maturity, 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM EDT / 14:00 and 18:00 GMT. With Jessica Liu (Forrester).

13 September - Mediatoolkit webinar, Can you predict a social media crisis before it happens, 9:00 AM EDT / 13:00 GMT.

14 September (Paris) - Influence-Day Paris

14 September - Meltwater webinar, Crisis, Not Catastrophe: Minimize Damage When Trouble Hits, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT. With Julie Ogilvie (SiriusDecisions).

28 September (New York) - Percolate Transition

9–11 October (Brussels) - Language Technology Industry Summit

17–18 October (London) - Brandwatch Now You Know

17–19 October (Chicago) - M-Brain Conference

Ebiquity Buys Australian Consultancy

Ebiquity  announced that it has acquired the digital strategy and analytics consultancy Digital Balance to extend its services operation in Australia. Beyond a name change to Digital Balance Australia, the company continues unchanged as a subsidiary of Ebiquity.

Meltwater  continued its self-declared "M&A spree" with the announcement that it has acquired Algo and its Velocity of Information technology. Earlier this month, the company acquired Cosmify, another machine-learning specialist. Teams from both acquired companies join Meltwater to support technology development of Meltwater's media-intelligence platform.

Algo is Meltwater's fifth acquisition of 2017.

New Papers, 29 August 2017

Software Updates, 25 August 2017

Hootsuite 
Adobe Creative Cloud / Adobe Stock integration.

Upcoming Events, 25 August 2017

29 August - Agility PR Solutions webinar, Micro-influencers, 12:00 Noon EDT / 16:00 GMT. With Shane Barker.

13 September - Mediatoolkit webinar, Can you predict a social media crisis before it happens, 9:00 AM EDT / 13:00 GMT.

14 September (Paris) - Influence-Day Paris

28 September (New York) - Percolate Transition

9–11 October (Brussels) - Language Technology Industry Summit

17–18 October (London) - Brandwatch Now You Know

17–19 October (Chicago) - M-Brain Conference

Tickr Gets $3 Million Investment

Tickr  announced that it has received $3 million in equity financing from Angels 3.0. The company plans to use the money to support continued development of its multi-source dashboard platform and to grow its partnership program.

New Papers, 22 August 2017

Software Updates, 18 August 2017

Ahalogy 
Muse: Campaign Builder.

eClincher 
Facebook post boost.

Salesforce 
Social Studio: Top Images card, sort images by influencer score, export data & charts from Analyze Workbenches, @mention other Publish Workspace users, add Instagram videos, Inbound vs Outbound filtering in Engage, Einstein Vision. Command Center: Sales Opportunities visualization.

Synthesio 
New data sources: consumer review sites; Reddit Firehose; Twitter engagement, audience and follower graph data. Image recognition via Netra . pr

Webhose.io 
On-demand API Requests.

YouScan 
Automated categorization.

Upcoming Events, 18 August 2017

22 August (Ho Chi Minh City) - YouNet Media workshop, Discover Unseen Insights & Best Case Studies in Banking & Finance, 08:30–12:00.

23 August - Simply Measured webinar, Creativity Boot Camp: Boost Your Social Campaigns, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

24 August - Crimson Hexagon webinar, CEOs Talk Social, 10:00 AM EDT / 14:00 GMT. With Luca Boschin (Logograb).

24 August - Rival IQ / PowerPost webinar, Data Never Lies: Build a Social Strategy with Stats to Back it Up, 1:00 PM EDT / 17:00 GMT.

14 September (Paris) - Influence-Day Paris

28 September (New York) - Percolate Transition

9–11 October (Brussels) - Language Technology Industry Summit

17–18 October (London) - Brandwatch Now You Know

17–19 October (Chicago) - M-Brain Conference

New Papers, 15 August 2017

Software Updates, 11 August 2017

Echobot 
TARGET: Company selection by financial figures, search by industry codes.

iAdvize 
New Developer Platform.

Salesforce 
Social Studio: Einstein Vision (image recognition).

YouScan 
Smart Alerts.

Upcoming Events, 11 August 2017

15 August - Brandwatch webinar, Measuring your sponsorship ROI: What are brands like Nike and Heineken missing, 10:00 AM EDT / 14:00 GMT and 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

17 August - Sendible webinar, How to Generate More Leads Through Social Media, 12:00 Noon EDT / 16:00 GMT.

17 August - Zignal Labs webinar, How to build an intelligence risk blueprint that protects your company's brand, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

23 August - Simply Measured webinar, Creativity Boot Camp: Boost Your Social Campaigns, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

24 August - Crimson Hexagon webinar, CEOs Talk Social, 10:00 AM EDT / 14:00 GMT. With Luca Boschin (Logograb).

14 September (Paris) - Influence-Day Paris

28 September (New York) - Percolate Transition

9–11 October (Brussels) - Language Technology Industry Summit

17–18 October (London) - Brandwatch Now You Know

17–19 October (Chicago) - M-Brain Conference

Converseon Raises $5 Million

Converseon  announced that it has received $5 million in a series A investment by a group of private investors. The company plans to use the money to support development of its Convey.AI and Conversus platforms, as well as development of products in audience and campaign analysis and social brand tracking.

New Papers, 8 August 2017

ESW Capital Acquires FirstRain

ESW Capital announced that it has added FirstRain  to its portfolio of business software companies. FirstRain will be managed by ESW affiliate Ignite Technologies, which will offer FirstRain to its existing Ignite Prime customers.

ESW Capital is a buy-and-grow investor whose portfolio includes the recently acquired Jive Software.

Software Updates, 4 August 2017

Crimson Hexagon 
Image analysis expanded to scenes, objects, actions, faces.

Joberate 
Morph.eus: New UI, location maps, growing database, performance improvements.

Synthesio 
Profiler (Facebook audience segmentation).

Union Metrics 
Twitter follower analysis.

Upcoming Events, 4 August 2017

10 August - Sterling Talent Solutions / Social Intelligence webinar, Social Media Background Checks: Compliance Risks vs. Employer Rewards, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

17 August - Zignal Labs webinar, How to build an intelligence risk blueprint that protects your company's brand, 2:00 PM EDT / 18:00 GMT.

14 September (Paris) - Influence-Day Paris

28 September (New York) - Percolate Transition

9–11 October (Brussels) - Language Technology Industry Summit

17–18 October (London) - Brandwatch Now You Know

17–19 October (Chicago) - M-Brain Conference

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