January 2012 Archives

January 30, 2012

Trendiction Introduces German SMA Platform

Trendiction launched Talkwalker, a self-service social media monitoring and analysis tool for the German-language market. blog post...

January 27, 2012

Hospitality Specialist Olery Lands $1 Million Investment

Olery, a specialist in online reputation and social media monitoring for the hospitality industry, announced a $1 million (€750,000) investment from an undisclosed source. via TechCrunch press release...

January 27, 2012

Simplify360 Raises First Institutional Investment

InRev Systems, the developer of the Simplify360 SMA platform, announced that it has received its first institutional investment, an undisclosed amount from an unnamed "IT-focused investor from Kolkata." With the investment, the Bangalore-based InRev expands its physical presence into Mumbai...

January 26, 2012

Software Updates, 27 January 2012

Recently announced software updates: ActionlySocial Stream. BrandwatchMap view, history comparison chart. MoreoverIncreased forum coverage. MutualMindMutualMind 1.7.9: workflow improvements. NM Incite (PDF)BuzzMetrics Exchange (powered by uberVU): language detection, collaboration, workflow, city-level geolocation Simply MeasuredUI refresh. SynthesioMajor update. TeezirUI redesign, rebranding, sentiment...

January 24, 2012

Bluefin Labs Raises $12 Million Series B

Bluefin Labs announced it has raised $12 million in a Series B round led by Time Warner Investments, with participation from SoftBank Capital and return investors Redpoint Ventures and Lerer Ventures. Bluefin specializes in analyzing social media conversations about US...

January 24, 2012

New Papers, 24 January 2012

Recently released research and white papers: Baromètre ECHO vague 4, Scanblog and Opened Mind The 7 Whiteboard Sessions Every Social Media Strategist Needs to Have in 2012, Spredfast World Map of Social Networks, December 2011, Vincenzo Cosenza...

January 19, 2012

Software Updates, 20 January 2012

Recently announced software updates: Gnip100% coverage of blog posts and comments from Jetpack-powered WordPress.org sites, engagement streams of “likes” from WordPress.com and IntenseDebate. NetvibesChart and Facebook widget improvements, new Facebook Search. Radian6Mobile client: highlighted keywords, searchable topic profile and user...

January 19, 2012

Quantum Leap Brings Pattern Based Analytics to Twitter

Quantum Leap Innovations launched Quantum Leap Buzz, a desktop SMA tool that uses the company's Pattern Based Analytics, initially applied to Twitter data. Both consumer and business versions are planned. A free public beta is available until the end of...

January 18, 2012

Alerti Launches English-Language SMA Products

Alerti launched the English-language version of its social media monitoring platform and iPhone app. The Paris-based company has offered a French-language platform since 2010. blog post...

January 18, 2012

MediaMiser Acquires InfoGlutton Solutions

MediaMiser announced that it has acquired InfoGlutton Solutions. The company expects to incorporate InfoGlutton's technology into MediaMiser Enterprise and a new, standalone social media analysis product. InfoGlutton previously focused on the restaurant and hospitality industry. SMA's acquisitions scorecard press release...

January 17, 2012

New Papers, 17 January 2012

Recently released research and white papers: A Primer on Social Media Attribution & ROI, Argyle Social The State of Social Media Marketing: Top Areas For Social Marketing Investment and Biggest Social Marketing Challenges in 2012, Awareness 2011 Global Mood Index,...

January 17, 2012

Kantar Media Acquires CIC

Kantar Media and Chinese social media specialist CIC announced the acquisition of CIC by Kantar Media, the media research and insights division of WPP's Kantar. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. In its announcement, WPP placed CIC's 2011 revenue...

January 13, 2012

NM Incite Retires BlogPulse

NM Incite announced plans to shut down BlogPulse, the free blog search service operating since 2003. The company posted this announcement on the site: Today social media is woven into the fabric of every major corporation, small business, government, and...

January 12, 2012

Software Updates, 13 January 2012

Recently announced software updates: BrandwatchQuery and project setup forms, dashboard sharing. ClarabridgeChinese language support....

January 10, 2012

Dachis Launches First Subscription Analytics Service

Dachis Group launched Social Performance Monitor, a SaaS social media analytics platform for brand marketers. press release blog post...

January 5, 2012

Software Updates, 6 January 2012

Recently announced software updates: AppinionsInfluence Gap. BlueCamrooAPI. EngagorUnified social inbox, scheduled posting, canned responses. ScupIncreased topic quotas at each subscription level....

January 5, 2012

Lithium Raises $53.4 Million

Lithium Technologies announced that it has completed a $53.4 million funding round, led by New Enterprise Associates and including SAP Ventures as well as all existing Lithium investors and several industry advisors. press release...

January 3, 2012

New Papers, 3 January 2012

Recently released research and white papers: The Vibrant Lives of Digital Youth: China’s Young Consumers in the Age of Social Media, CIC/GroupM Guide to Internet Monitoring and Clipping, CyberAlert Four Steps to Integrating Social Media Into Successful Campaigns, Radian6...


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