July 2014 Archives

July 31, 2014

Poptip Joins Palantir

Poptip announced that it has been acquired by Palantir, the developer of high-end intelligence platforms with an emphasis on government and financial markets. In a post on the company blog, Poptip founder Kelsey Falter describes plans to continue building data...

July 31, 2014

Software Updates, 1 August 2014

Recently announced software updates: Actiance Import APIs, content capture & archiving, autoposting from content library. Brandwatch New Twitter Hindsight (access to complete history). pr Conversocial Instagram integration. Local Measure Filter by post type (photo, Instagram video, Facebook review), filter notifications...

July 30, 2014

Innodata Acquires MediaMiser

Innodata (NASDAQ: INOD) announced that it has acquired MediaMiser in a cash-and-deferred-payment deal worth C$5.78 million (US$5.38 million) by 2016, with an additional performance-based payment of up to C$5.0 million (US$4.60 million) in 2017. Innodata is a services company with...

July 29, 2014

New Papers, 29 July 2014

Recently released research and white papers: Complex Media: Bringing Social Stats to Every Department, Simply Measured Hotelier’s Guide To Facebook Reviews, TrustYou The Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Metrics, uberVU...

July 24, 2014

Software Updates, 25 July 2014

Recently announced software updates: AlchemyAPI Q2 feature roundup: combined call, Publication Date API, improved web page cleaning, constituent parser, taxonomy update, hashtag sentiment, Image Link Extraction API and Image Tagging API. Digimind User-specified alert delivery time. Expion Major update. Luminoso...

July 22, 2014

Engagement Labs Buying Entrinsic

Engagement Labs announced that it has agreed to acquire Entrinsic, a social media analytics and communications agency with revenues of around $2.4 million. The deal, subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, consists of cash and stock for a...

July 22, 2014

Quantifind Growing with $12 Million Investment

Quantifind announced that it has raised $12 million in an investment round led by Comcast Ventures and Iris Capital. The company plans to scale up by applying the investment to product development, sales and client services. Quantifind links social media...

July 22, 2014

New Papers, 22 July 2014

Recently released research and white papers: Pinterest Analytics Guide, Brandwatch Étude Flash: La réforme territoriale, Dictanova Finding the Facebook ROI, Meltwater Análise de Redes em Mídias Sociais, Social Figures Top US Brands on Social Media, June 2014, Unmetric Using Social...

July 17, 2014

Software Updates, 18 July 2014

Recently announced software updates: Datafiniti New user agent for crawler. Ditto Increased sample size, sort by popularity, compare social impressions, recent photos on influencer pages, top hashtags histogram. Local Measure Google Chrome plugin for real-time alerts. Mashwork Canvs: compare reactions...

July 16, 2014

Conversocial Adds $5 Million

The social customer service specialist Conversocial announced the addition of $5 million to its current round of funding, bringing the total round to $9.4 million. The latest investment was led by Octopus Investments and included Matt Arnold and DFJ Esprit....

July 15, 2014

Lexalytics Acquires Semantria

Lexalytics announced that it has acquired Semantria, a text analytics company that offers an Excel Add-in and a cloud-based API service built on Lexalytics’ Salience engine. The company positioned the acquisition as a move to make text analytics accessible to...

July 15, 2014

NetBase Raises $10.2 Million

NetBase announced that it received $10.2 million in a series D round that brings the company to a total investment of $51.8 million. The round included SAIF Partners and existing investors Thomvest Ventures, Altos Ventures and WestSummit Capital. press release...

July 15, 2014

New Papers, 15 July 2014

Recently released research and white papers: Text Analytics 2014: User Perspectives on Solutions and Providers, Alta Plana Social Customer Service: Dedicated solutions vs. All-in-one social media management suites, Conversocial / Forrester Consulting Moving Beyond Marketing: Generating Social Business Value Across...

July 10, 2014

Software Updates, 11 July 2014

Recently announced software updates: 25trends SMART: major update. Crowdbabble LinkedIn analytics. Gnip New Usage API. Oracle Oracle Social Relationship Management: Bahasa, Finnish, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish language support. Pulsar FLOW: rules-based tagging and assignment. Spotistic New UI, simplified...

July 10, 2014

Engagement Labs Raises Money, Partners with Netvibes

Engagement Labs (TSXV:EL) announced that it has raised $4.3 million in a private placement of shares and purchase warrants. While stating that the money will be added to general working capital, the company reiterated its announced intention to pursue an...

July 9, 2014

Wayin Raises $13.1 Million

Wayin announced that it has received $13.1 Million in a series C investment round led by US Venture Partners. The company plans to use the money for international growth and expansion of its engineering team. The new round brings the...

July 8, 2014

New Papers, 8 July 2014

Recently released research and white papers: Internet of Things Influence Study, Appinions Social@Scale Journal, Vol. 1, Sprinklr (post)...

July 3, 2014

Software Updates, 4 July 2014

Recently announced software updates: Alerti Twitter metrics. OBI4wan Redesigned UI. Pulsar Social panels: US & UK Moms & Dads. Zubit ZAPI: dynamic date range, new category and sentiment endpoints....

July 1, 2014

New Papers, 1 July 2014

Recently released research and white papers: Discovering the Web’s Hidden Alpha: How the Buyside Can Make Full Use of Online Information, Eagle Alpha Impact of Social Media on News, ING How to Build a Better Twitter Content Calendar, Simply Measured...


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