August 2012 Archives

August 30, 2012

Linkfluence Introduces Self-Service Monitoring Product

Linkfluence launched Radarly, a social media monitoring and analysis platform developed from the company's experience in social media research services. The platform is currently being delivered to the company's existing clients. SMA: Linkfluence blog post...

August 30, 2012

Software Updates, 31 August 2012

Recently announced software updates: SilverbakkInstagram coverage. TrackurInfluenceRank and sentiment scores in export files and API output. ViralheatRedesigned daily alert email....

August 29, 2012

Facebook Buys Threadsy But Not Its Software

Threadsy announced that it will be acquired by Facebook. The company's SwayloPro platform for analyzing users, interests, and influence in Facebook, will continue to operate as a separate company owned by its current investors. SMA's acquisitions scorecard blog post...

August 28, 2012

New Papers, 28 August 2012

Recently released research and white papers: Organize Your Social Business, HootSuite Um guia prático de como planejar uma campanha eleitoral 2.0 e fazer monitoramento polític, Scup Relatório de Monitoramento sobre o Festival de Parintins 2012 , Scup Perfil do Profissional...

August 24, 2012

Software Updates, 24 August 2012

Recently announced software updates: SysomosPortuguese sentiment analysis, Twitter follower trend, Tweet approval process, updated popularity charts. UnmetricYouTube videos going viral list, Facebook targeting search, new Facebook metrics, UI....

August 23, 2012

Sentia Media Adds BuzzNumbers to Collection

Sentia Media announced that it has acquired the Australian SMA provider BuzzNumbers. Sentia (formerly Media Monitors Group) owns a collection of media monitoring and analysis companies in the Asia-Pacific region, including Brandtology. SMA's acquisitions scorecard SMA: BuzzNumbers press release Sentia...

August 23, 2012

Mention Rolls Out iPhone Alerts App

Mention released a public beta version of Mention for iPhone. The alerting app provides up to 1,000 mentions per month in free accounts. Premium plans start at $9.99 monthly for up to 5,000 mentions. SMA: Mention...

August 22, 2012

DataSift Eases Use of Social Media Data

DataSift announced two new tools designed to make it easier to use their data aggregation service: Push and Query Builder. Push allows companies to manage the flow of data into their systems, and Query Builder provides a visual approach that...

August 21, 2012

Topsy Analytics Goes Pro

Topsy launched Topsy Pro Analytics, its premium SMA product. Pricing was not disclosed, but free trial accounts are now available. SMA: Topsy press release...

August 16, 2012

Software Updates, 17 August 2012

Recently announced software updates: DataSiftHistorics now generally available. ViralheatPinterest coverage....

August 9, 2012

Software Updates, 10 August 2012

Recently announced software updates: AwarenessSocial prospecting, profile database, and prospect scoring (blog post). LivebuzzFacebook analytics. MutualMindContent analyzer, new reach analytics options, keyword grouping, keyword performance analytics, location filtering, reach metrics for Facebook and Twitter, query syntax validation. SpredfastIndividually customizable workspaces....

August 7, 2012

SocialAppsHQ Launches Monitoring App

SocialAppsHQ launched Social Monitoring, a free component in the company's social media management platform. SMA: SocialAppsHQ blog post...

August 7, 2012

New Papers, 7 August 2012

Recently released research and white papers: Why Targeting Mommy Bloggers is a Broken Outreach Model, Appinions Becoming a Social Media Star, Argyle Social 6 Mind-Blowing Social Media Stats and What They Mean for Marketers, Awareness Social Analytics & Intelligence: Converting...

August 6, 2012

SpotRight, Spot Influence Merge

SpotRight and Spot Influence announced that the two companies have merged. The combined company is retaining the SpotRight name. SMA: SpotRight, Spot Influence press release blog post...

August 2, 2012

Software Updates, 3 August 2012

Recently announced software updates: Engage121Updated Listen tab. EngagorUI redesign. GnipPowerTrack: new filter operators. ThismomentFacebook Open Graph publishing tool. ViralheatURL shortening, post images, publishing history....

August 1, 2012

News Group International Acquires Report International, KD Paine & Partners

News Group International announced that it has acquired Report International and KD Paine & Partners. The acquisitions will be merged with the company's Dubai-based measurement group, Salience Research, though they will continue to use their existing brands. NGI also owns...


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