April 2013 Archives

April 30, 2013

New Papers, 30 April 2013

Recently released research and white papers: The Science of Search, Google and Social Signals, Beyond Social Media in Government: 5 Key Considerations, HootSuite Top 15 Best Practices for Business on Facebook, Simplify360 The 3 Social Brand Personas, uberVU...

April 26, 2013

iSentia Rebrands, Begins Consolidating Acquisitions

Sentia Media has changed its name to iSentia and is applying the new name to its component companies: Media Monitors, MediaBanc, Brandtology , BuzzNumbers , 360m, Mediapeople and Slice. SMA: iSentia press release blog post...

April 25, 2013

Software Updates, 26 April 2013

Recently announced software updates: Appinions Appinions 2.0: new topic filters, filtering and sorting options, profile mapping/disambiguation. Buzzdetector Automated analysis via Intext technology integration. Engagor Upload pictures to Twitter and Facebook. Gnip New data source: Estimize. Thismoment UI, SSL compliance. Traackr...

April 23, 2013

New Papers, 23 April 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Social Business Intelligence: Reducing Risk, Managing Brands & Driving Growth with Social Media, ListenLogic Value of a Facebook Fan 2013, Syncapse...

April 22, 2013

Echobot Takes First Investment for Growth

Echobot announced that it has received €750,000 from Future Fund Heilbronn. The company's first outside investment is targeted to fund continued growth and hiring. SMA: Echobot press release blog post...

April 18, 2013

FACE Launches New Social Media Insights Platform

FACE announced Pulsar TRAC (topic, reach, audience, content), a social media analysis platform that combines content analysis with network analysis and author profiles. The company says that the new platform moves beyond keyword tracking into measuring conversation reach, mapping brand...

April 18, 2013

Software Updates, 19 April 2013

Recently announced software updates: Brand Embassy CRM features. Engagor Trendiction data sourcing. HootSuite Tencent Weibo integration. Russian release (Russian language UI, VKontakte integration). Sprout Social Team report (workflow metrics). Zubit Customer service workflow....

April 16, 2013

New Papers, 16 April 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Social TV: le trasmissioni italiane di maggior successo in rete, Blogmeter Techniques and Applications for Sentiment Analysis (PDF), Ronen Feldman 2013 Influence Marketing Survey, Sensei Marketing/ArCompany...

April 11, 2013

Software Updates, 12 April 2013

Recently announced software updates: DataSift Historics: performance improvements. Digimind SharePoint integration. Socialware Campaign management, publishing workflow. Trackur Support for most Western, Latin-alphabet languages, including French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and Turkish; country-level geotargeting for USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain,...

April 9, 2013

New Papers, 9 April 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Big Data And Corporate Communications (PDF), Onalytica Who Matters Online: Measuring influence, evaluating content and countering violent extremism in online social networks (PDF), ICSR...

April 8, 2013

DigitalGlobe Acquires Crowdsourced Intelligence Developer Tomnod

DigitalGlobe announced that it has acquired Tomnod , a specialist in crowdsourced satellite imagery analysis. Tomnod is also the developer of TweetMap, a geospatially-oriented Twitter monitoring tool that supports the crowdsourced intelligence mission. SMA's acquisitions scorecard SMA: Tomnod blog post...

April 8, 2013

SinoTech's Buzz Equity Assesses Social Media Performance Across Western and Asian Platforms

SinoTech Group announced Buzz Equity, a simple social media analysis platform with coverage of both Western and Asian sources. Buzz Equity follows the freemium model, with search, monitoring, alerts, and the ability to filter results by content-analysis metrics in the...

April 4, 2013

Software Updates, 5 April 2013

Recently announced software updates: Gnip Enterprise Data Collector: access to public APIs for Instagram, bitly, Reddit, Stack Overflow, Panaramio and Plurk. Social Report Google+ publishing....

April 4, 2013

MindMixer Acquires VoterTide to Add Social Media Analysis to Community Engagement Platform

MindMixer , the developer of an online engagement platform for civic, education and health care organizations, announced that it has acquired VoterTide, a social media analysis firm specializing in political campaigns and issues. SMA's acquisitions scorecard SMA: MindMixer press release...

April 4, 2013

Threat Pattern Launches to Combine Social Media, Intelligence Methods

Threat Pattern announced its company launch with a plan to apply traditional intelligence analysis to social media and other data sources. As the name implies, the company's focus is on detecting threats to clients' assets, brands, and reputations. Threat Pattern...

April 2, 2013

Social Snap to Shutter, Offers Source Code Licenses

Social Snap CEO Nan Dawkins has announced that the service will cease operations as a result of an inability to attract sufficient capital on acceptable terms. For the next two to three months, the company will offer non-exclusive, perpetual licenses...

April 1, 2013

Meltwater Acquires Image Recognition Developer

Meltwater announced that it has acquired OculusAI, a software startup specializing in machine learning and image processing. Its technology team will lead development in Meltwater's new Insight Products group from the company's main office in Stockholm. OculusAI was founded in...

April 1, 2013

Surprising Product Developments

The first day of the fourth month is always a good day to announce a new product. Here are some contributions from companies in social media analysis: Curalate - Image-recognition team DataSift - Carrier Pigeon Delivery HootSuite - HootFoil NetBase...


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