December 2013 Archives

December 31, 2013

The Year in M&A (and an IPO), Social Media Analysis 2013

A look at SMA's acquisitions scorecard reveals that 18 companies in social media analysis changed hands this year, down from 24 last year. After big acquisitions by Salesforce and Oracle in 2012, this year's deals are generally smaller, although both...

December 31, 2013

People Pattern Gets $4.5 Million in Series A

People Pattern announced that it has received $4.5 million in an investment round led by Mohr Davidow Ventures. People Pattern works with a combination of social media and proprietary client data to identify, understand and engage with online audiences. press...

December 31, 2013

New Papers, 31 December 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Inside the vault: keeping consumer data safe in a digital world, Sprinklr A Survey of Data Mining Techniques for Social Media Analysis (PDF), Adedoyin-Olowe, Gaber and Stahl World Map of Social Networks, Vincenzo Cosenza...

December 30, 2013

2013 Saw More, Bigger Investments in Social Media Analysis

Companies in social media analysis announced receiving over $465 million in new investments in 2013, up dramatically from $190 million in 2012 (both totals exclude the value of investments whose value was unannounced). Here's a recap of the year's investment...

December 19, 2013

Software Updates, 20 December 2013

Recently announced software updates: DataSift Sina Weibo coverage. Introhive New deals won and usage reports for Salesforce integration. Local Measure New user roles, weekly report via email. Locowise Instagram analytics. Mention Buffer integration. Onalytica IRM 1.3: tags, updated influencer profile...

December 17, 2013

PITOOEY! Buys RAADR Platform

PITOOEY! Inc. (OTCBB: PTOO) announced that it has agreed to acquire the social media monitoring platform RAADR and related assets from BeanStalk Networks. Details of the all-stock deal were not disclosed. SMA's acquisitions scorecard press release...

December 17, 2013

Kantar Media Acquires Fisheye Analytics

Kantar Media announced that it has acquired FishEye Analytics , a social media analysis firm based in Singapore. Founded in 2009, Fisheye employs 14 in Singapore and its R&D center in Hyderabad. Its revenue for the year ending 31 October...

December 17, 2013

New Papers, 17 December 2013

Recently released research and white papers: Lo stato del social caring in Italia, Blogmeter 4 Steps to Drive Your Brand Extension with Social Media (PDF), Crimson Hexagon 10 Ways to Avoid Social Media Embarrassment This Holiday Season, Simply Measured...

December 12, 2013

Software Updates, 13 December 2013

Recently announced software updates: eCairn New Tribes Insider. Piqora Redesigned Pinterest marketing suite UI. Recorded Future Event alerts. Sendible Pinterest integration....

December 12, 2013

DataSift Adds Processing Engine to its Data Platform

DataSift announced DataSift VEDO, which gives customers the ability to set up rules-based processing and machine learning on DataSift's infrastructure. press release blog post blog post...

December 5, 2013

Software Updates, 6 December 2013

Recently announced software updates: DataSift WordPress, IntenseDebate coverage. HootSuite IBM Connections integration. Integritie SMC4: New Observer module (cyber bullying monitoring). SocialAppsHQ New white-label versions of its products....

December 3, 2013

DataSift Gets $42 Million in Series C

DataSift announced that it has received $42 million in a Series C funding round led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, IA Ventures, Northgate Capital, Daher Capital and Cendana Capital. DataSift says...

December 3, 2013

New Papers, 3 December 2013

Recently released research and white papers: A Definitive Guide to Becoming a Sales Leader in a Digital World, Introhive Make a List, Check it Twice: A Social Media Manager’s Guide to the Holidays, Simply Measured Versicherungen im Social Web: Die...

December 2, 2013

Apple Acquires Topsy in $200 Million Surprise

According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple Inc. has acquired Topsy Labs . WSJ sources say the deal was valued at over $200 million. SMA's acquisitions scorecard SMA: Topsy...


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