March 2011 Archives

March 31, 2011

Visible Technologies Lands Additional Funding

Visible Technologies announced that it has received $6 million in a new round of investments. Existing investors, Investor Growth Capital (IGC), Centurion Holdings, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel and WPP again participated in the round, which is intended to fund sales and...

March 30, 2011

Salesforce Buying Radian6 for $326M+ (NYSE: CRM) announced that it is acquiring Radian6 for approximately $276 million in cash and $50 million in stock, net of cash acquired. Another $14 million in cash and stock is marked for company founders, subject to vesting conditions....

March 29, 2011

CIPR Releases Measurement Guidance

CIPR released its Social Media Measurement Guidance (PDF). The new guidance builds on the Barcelona Principles developed with AMEC last year....

March 29, 2011

New Papers, 29 March 2011

Recently released research and white papers: Tendances Veille 2011, PowerOn and Sindup (via Laurent Magloire) Luxury Brands in Social Media (PDF), Synthesio Who Says What to Whom on Twitter (PDF), Yahoo Research (via Tom Foremski)...

March 24, 2011

Software Updates, 25 March 2011

Recently announced software updates: GnipTwitter Power Track: stream compression, selection operators. NetBaseConsumerBase renamed Insight Workbench, improved likes/dislikes, domain filters. ScupUI, data export. SysomosHeartbeat: increased forum coverage, multiple Twitter accounts, weekly report option, Facebook comment moderation. TraackrEdit keywords, search management. TrendrrFacebook,...

March 22, 2011

Meltwater Acquires JitterJam

Meltwater Group announced the acquisition of Social CRM software developer JitterJam for $6 million. via TechCrunch SMA's acquisitions scorecard press release...

March 22, 2011

New Papers, 22 March 2011

Recently released research and white papers: Personal Data: The Emergence of a New Asset Class (PDF), Bain/WEF (via Steve Broback) Social Business Collaboration (PDF), Collective Intellect Communication Carriers: A Social Media Research Case Study, Conversition Social Media and Censorship in...

March 17, 2011

Software Updates, 18 March 2011

Recently announced software updates: ActionlyWorkflow update....

March 11, 2011

Radian6 Acquires UK Partner

Radian6 announced that it has acquired 6Consulting, a value-added reseller of Radian6 in the UK. SMA's acquisitions scorecard press release (PDF) 6Consulting blog...

March 10, 2011

Software Updates, 11 March 2011

Recently announced software updates: MediaVantageAutomated tonality scoring and sentiment analysis in English and French. Position2Brand Monitor: new reports, permissions, downloadable graph images, UI. SpredfastUI, Social Inbox, outbound content features....

March 8, 2011

New Papers, 8 March 2011

Recently released research and white papers: 2010 Europe Digital Year in Review, comScore Social Media Monitoring Beginner's Guide, Omllion...

March 3, 2011

Software Updates, 4 March 2011

Recently announced software updates: MoreoverMetabase Portal: search feature. MutualMind MutualMind 1.5.1: UI, flagged content report....

March 3, 2011

New SMA Research Center in Singapore

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) and Brandtology announced the creation of the Centre for Social Media & Analytics in NYP’s School of Information Technology. The new program will combine research and development in social media tools with training for both NYP students...


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