August 2013 Archives

August 29, 2013

Software Updates, 30 August 2013

Recently announced software updates: Keyhole Audience intelligence, influencer intelligence, content insights. Lissly Query builder, performance upgrades. Local Measure View by customer, report by venue. Synthesio Malay- and Arabic-language sentiment analysis. Trackur Online review monitoring. Zubit Reclame Aqui coverage....

August 28, 2013

Twitter Picks Up Trendrr

Trendrr announced in a blog post that it is "joining Twitter's… team," with initial confirmation in a tweet from an official Twitter account. The group, which focuses on the real-time interaction of Twitter and television, will support existing customers of...

August 27, 2013

New Papers, 27 August 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Case Study: the Social Studies Group & Pharmaceutical Research, Brandwatch State of Social Media in Japan, Dachis Group Social Media Pocket Guide, Spredfast How to Build a Global Passion Brand, Social@Ogilvy (using Visible )...

August 22, 2013

LookSmart Buying Syncapse Assets

The online ad network operator LookSmart, Ltd. (Nasdaq:LOOK) announced an agreement to acquire the key assets of Syncapse from its court-appointed receiver. The transaction requires court approval, which is expected in early September. SMA's acquisitions scorecard press release Syncapse Bankruptcy...

August 22, 2013

Software Updates, 23 August 2013

Recently announced software updates: Brand Embassy New Insights Reports (detail views of topics, sentiment and volume). Also, new collaboration features. Crowdbabble Drill-down in most reports. Gnip Profile Geo enrichment (account-level location data). Recorded Future Results indicator gauge. Sprout Social Facebook...

August 20, 2013

New Papers, 20 August 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Consumer Online Privacy Study (Q2, PRISM), Annalect F.A.V.E. 50 Social Retail Report, Expion Social Intelligence in the age of Infobesity, Verifeed...

August 15, 2013

Software Updates, 16 August 2013

Recently announced software updates: Oracle Simplified Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish language support, Chinese and Latin American source coverage (including Sina Weibo, Reclame Aqui and Vostu). Scup Reply to Facebook comments. Simply Measured Customizable themes for reports. TinEye Sort by date....

August 13, 2013

New Papers, 13 August 2013

Recently released research and white papers: The Importance of the Boolean Search Query in Social Media Monitoring Tools (PDF), DragonSearch What’s Engagement? How Data Driven Marketers Are Crushing Content Marketing, InfiniGraph...

August 9, 2013

Dachis Group Updates Analytics Products for Real-Time Marketing

Dachis Group added real-time marketing features to its existing social media analytics products to create its Real-Time Marketing Platform. The new tool is positioned to help clients find relevant trends, join trending online conversations as they happen, and measure results...

August 8, 2013

Software Updates, 9 August 2013

Recently announced software updates: Blogmeter Facebook comments heatmap, Twitter impressions and response metrics. Brandwatch UI update. Gnip Klout Topics (exclusive). Local Measure New summary view. Simplify360 Salesforce integration for CRM, customizable dashboards, UI update, import tags across profiles. Simply Measured...

August 6, 2013

M-Brain Acquires Whitevector

M-Brain announced that it has acquired Whitevector , the Helsinki-based social media analysis firm focused on the UK and Nordic countries. M-Brain was an existing partner and minority shareholder in Whitevector prior to the acquisition last month. SMA's acquisitions scorecard...

August 6, 2013

Engagor Lands $2.6 Million Series A

Engagor announced that it has received $2.6 million in a Series A funding round led by Hummingbird Ventures. The company also announced the opening of their US office in San Francisco. SMA: Engagor press release blog post...

August 6, 2013

New Papers, 6 August 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Reputation Management in the Case of Paula Deen & Food Network, Crimson Hexagon 3 Ways Sports Organizations Use Social Media to Increase Fan Loyalty, HootSuite Reddit: An introduction for communications professionals, MediaMiser #StandWithRand: How...

August 2, 2013

Syncapse Bankruptcy Reveals Finances, Offers Intellectual Property

The court-appointed receiver of Syncapse will hold a sealed-bid auction for the company's intellectual property assets. The letter detailing in the process, which was acquired by Business Insider, also reveals a breakout of the company's revenue sources since 2009. An...

August 1, 2013

HootSuite Raises $165 Million

HootSuite announced that it has received $165 million in a Series B Financing round led by Insight Venture Partners. Accel Partners and OMERS Ventures also participated in the round. SMA: HootSuite press release...

August 1, 2013

Software Updates, 2 August 2013

Recently announced software updates: DataSift New Pull Connector. Gnip GetGlue coverage. Little Bird Daily suggestions email, hot news page, "missed opportunities" (influential followers you're not following), location targeting (upcoming). Traackr New Network Analysis Map. webLyzard Tag cloud. Zubit User administration,...


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