December 2018 Archives

Software Updates, 21 December 2018

Cluster removal, upload filters, new export options.

Crimson Hexagon 
Live dashboards.

Instagram API changes.

Meltwater Mobile: new Explore tool.

Next-generation AI engine, new Publishers category, setup experience.

Instagram reach and impressions.

Upcoming Events, 21 December 2018

16 January - Meltwater webinar, The Ultimate Brand Health Check: Make Sure You’re Ready for 2019, 2:00 PM EST / 19:00 GMT. With Paula Conway (Astonish Media Group).

24 January - Comintelli webinar, Taking your intelligence system to the next level, 10:00 AM EST / 15:00 GMT. With Robin Neidorf (Jinfo).

10–12 April (Stockholm) - Comintelli IntelliSummit

8–10 May (Chicago) - Brandwatch Now You Know

24 May (Nantes) - iAdvize Conversation

Sprout Social Raises $40.5 Million

Sprout Social  announced that it has received $40.5 million in a series D investment round led by Future Fund. Goldman Sachs and New Enterprise Associates also participated. The company plans to apply the money to product development and international expansion.

YouGov Acquires Portent.IO

Portent.IO announced that it has been acquired by YouGov  for its social media analysis and data science capabilities. The Portent.IO team has joined YouGov. Their product will be rebranded as YouGov Signal, which will expand from its film and TV roots to serve sports and brand clients.

New Papers, 18 December 2018

AirPR Raises $8 Million

AirPR  announced that it has received $8 million in a series C investment round. Pereg Ventures, Wildcat Ventures, Storm Ventures and Correlation Ventures participated in the round. The company plans to use the money to fund continued research and development, and to accelerate international expansion.

Software Updates, 14 December 2018

Automated segment naming, shareable reports.

Instagram API changes.

Updated mobile webcare app.

Rights Management enhancements, new UI. 
Redesigned content calendar.

Upcoming Events, 14 December 2018

10–12 April (Stockholm) - Comintelli IntelliSummit

8–10 May (Chicago) - Brandwatch Now You Know

24 May (Nantes) - iAdvize Conversation

Software Updates, 7 December 2018

Instagram API changes.

Google Tag Manager, forward to WhatsApp, user admin, content rules.

SuperOffice integration.

New Insights module, UI refresh, 1-to-1 Outreach updates.

Newly-hired decision maker intelligence.

Instagram Graph API.

Instagram channel coverage.

UI refresh, improved search, Instagram mention tracking.

Instagram reporting.

Location mapping.

Upcoming Events, 7 December 2018

11 December - Sindup webinar, Comment la MAIF a transformé sa cellule de veille stratégique: retour d’expérience, 11:00 CET / 10:00 GMT. With Virginie Baster and Cyril Champaloux (MAIF).

12 December - Brandwatch webinar, What will marketing and social analytics look like in 2019, 11:00 AM EST / 16:00 GMT, 2:00 PM EST / 19:00 GMT and 13 Dec at 14:00 SGT / 17:00 AEDT. With Donika Ruseva (Jaguar Land Rover) and Jeremy Wood (Hootsuite).

10–12 April (Stockholm) - Comintelli IntelliSummit

24 May (Nantes) - iAdvize Conversation

Buzzoole  announced that it has received $8.9 million in a series A investment round led by StarTIP (Tamburi Investment Partners) and Vertis Venture 2 Scaleup. Existing investors R301 Capital, Brahma AG, Impulse VC, Panda Partecipazioni and ScaleIT Ventures also participated. The company plans to use the money for international expansion, particularly into the US and UK, and for continued R&D and platform development.

New Papers, 4 December 2018

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