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DataSift Raises $7.2M For Powerful Social Data Analysis And Business Intelligence Platform

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DataSift, a data analysis company that provides developers and third parties with access to Twitter, Facebook and other social data sources, has raised $7.2 million in a follow-on Series A round from existing investors GRP Partners and IA Ventures. This brings DataSift’s total funding to $15 million. For background, developers,...
DataSift Raises $7.2M For Powerful Social Data Analysis And Business Intelligence Platform

Yandex, Google’s Russian Rival, Is Twitter’s New Real-Time Search Partner

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A significant step for Twitter in its international growth: Yandex, Russia’s search giant, today announced that it will carry Twitter data in all of its search results. The news also underscores one possible route to revenue generation for Twitter: Yandex describes this as a licensing deal. The terms of it...
Yandex, Google’s Russian Rival, Is Twitter’s New Real-Time Search Partner

‘Russian Google’ Yandex does what Google couldn’t – cuts a search deal with Twitter

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In a deal that surely gives the middle finger to Google, Twitter has signed a deal with Russian search giant Yandex to provide access to its full feed of public tweets — its Firehose — allowing the company to deliver tweet search results in its Blog Search results. Similar to...
‘Russian Google’ Yandex does what Google couldn’t – cuts a search deal with Twitter

Yandex Starts To Drink From The Twitter “Firehose”

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Yandex is the next in line to gain access to the Twitter “firehose.” This morning the Russian search engine is announcing that it will begin integrating the Twitter feed into its search results. Twitter reported the deal to us late last week but declined to disclose its terms. As part......
Yandex Starts To Drink From The Twitter “Firehose”

Why Google+ Doesn’t Care If You Never Come Back

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Ad targeting. Google+ is designed to power ad targeting, and for that it only needs you to sign up once. This lets it combine the biographical information you initially enter such as age, gender, education, employers, and places you’ve lived with your activity on Search, Gmail, Maps and all its...
Why Google+ Doesn’t Care If You Never Come Back
Dataminr builds a Twitter-powered early warning system
Pepsi Puts A Pop Culture “Cheat Sheet” At The Heart Of Its New Campaign

Facebook Expands Media Sharing on Timeline - Too Much Content, Not Enough Social?

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One of the intriguing aspects of Facebook Timeline, ever since the initial launch last September, is how it highlights the media you consume. Music you listen to, videos you watch, newspapers and books you read, and (more recently) images you "pin" on Pinterest. Facebook termed the concept frictionless sharing, because...
Facebook Expands Media Sharing on Timeline - Too Much Content, Not Enough Social?

Here Come The Tweets: Gnip Offers Access to Full Twitter Archive (For a Price)

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Twitter is largely credited with the rise of the “interest graph,” the name for the network of various and sundry things we as humans like to do, and the ways in which those interests connect us to one another. Each tweet brings more insight as to what we’re thinking, what...
Here Come The Tweets: Gnip Offers Access to Full Twitter Archive (For a Price)

Russian search giant Yandex pushes ad sales in Europe with opening of new Swiss office

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Russian search giant Yandex today announced it has expanded its European operations, opening a new sales office in Lucerne, Switzerland, where it will fronted by Bernard Lukey, the former CEO of Russian online retailer OZON.ru. Yandex says that its new office will allow it to efficiently manage its advertising clients in Europe,...
Russian search giant Yandex pushes ad sales in Europe with opening of new Swiss office

Twitter's Response To PeopleBrowsr Lawsuit: 'This Is Contracts 101′

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When the news broke earlier this evening that PeopleBrowsr had won a temporary restraining order protecting its access to Twitter’s firehose of data, Twitter provided a terse response saying that it plans to “vigorously defend” itself in the broader legal case. Now the company has given me its actual filing...
Twitter's Response To PeopleBrowsr Lawsuit: 'This Is Contracts 101′

The Facebook "All" Link Lets You See An Unfiltered News Feed, But It Might Get Shut Down

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Facebook filters the news feed so you only see the 15% or so of stories it thinks you’ll find most interesting. But a newly discovered “All” link shows you almost everything posted by your friends and Pages you Like. Facebook confirmed to me that http://www.facebook.com/?sk=nf_all ”is an old link that allows you...
The Facebook "All" Link Lets You See An Unfiltered News Feed, But It Might Get Shut Down

PeopleBrowsr wins temporary injunction against Twitter

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Social media analytics service claims the microblogging site threatened to cut off access to its firehose of data. [Read more]...
PeopleBrowsr wins temporary injunction against Twitter
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Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself

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PeopleBrowsr, the maker of social analytics tools such as Kred, has won a temporary restraining order against Twitter, allowing the company to maintain its access to full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The victory for PeopleBrowsr is short-term, but it does mean that the company’s access won’t be cut...
Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself
When Marketing, PR And Technology Collide: Why Is PeopleBrowsr Going After Twitter, Exactly?
Social net sifter DataSift adds $7.2M to its war chest

Dataminr gains access to full Twitter Firehose, turns tweets into ‘actionable signals’

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Dataminr, a New York social media data startup, this morning announced a partnership with information deliver and social network company Twitter, giving it access to the latter’s full Firehose. Only a select few companies have received access to this in the past, including DataSift and Gnip. Basically, it gives access...
Dataminr gains access to full Twitter Firehose, turns tweets into ‘actionable signals’

Twitter Turns Its Tweet Firehose On For Saleforce’s Radian6 In New Enterprise Deal

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As enterprise companies like Salesforce and Oracle continue to sharpen their social media services for enterprises, Twitter is locking arms with one of them in a strategic alliance. Radian6, the social media monitoring service bought by Salesforce in March 2011 for $326 million, has announced that it has signed a...
Twitter Turns Its Tweet Firehose On For Saleforce’s Radian6 In New Enterprise Deal

DataSift teams with Bitly to show what social content really gets clicks

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Social data platform DataSift, one of two companies with access to Twitter’s firehose, is teaming with link shortener Bitly to help its customers understand what content is actually clicked on and read, not just shared and retweeted. Marketers spend a good chunk of their money on content marketing but when...
DataSift teams with Bitly to show what social content really gets clicks

For a price, Gnip brings you access to all public tweets ever sent

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As Twitter continues to make its push to serve businesses and promote the value of Twitter as an enterprise tool, an increasing number of data analytics companies are working to collect, organize, and monetize the vast amount of data coming from the company’s stream every minute. Gnip, one of the...
For a price, Gnip brings you access to all public tweets ever sent
Oracle buys Vitrue to hone social marketing chops

DataSift Teams Up With NewsCred For Deep Data Analysis Of Social Media And News Content

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DataSift, a data analysis company that provides developers and third parties with access to Twitter, Facebook and other social data sources, is teaming up with NewsCred to allow clients to perform deep data analysis and monitoring of social media and news sources. For background, developers, businesses, media companies and organizations...
DataSift Teams Up With NewsCred For Deep Data Analysis Of Social Media And News Content

Yandex adds Twitter deal to power real-time search

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Russia’s biggest search engine, Yandex, is partnering with Twitter in a move that will significantly boost the site’s real-time search — and help it extend its lead locally over rivals including Google. The deal gives Yandex access to Twitter’s firehose, and allows users to search it at twitter.yandex.ru, giving them...
Yandex adds Twitter deal to power real-time search

Understanding Like-gate

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Several prominent people are up in arms about Facebook charging for access to users who have already Liked their page. I believe this debate is missing the big picture, and what we are in fact witnessing is the unfurling of the full-fledged Facebook business model. Facebook is showing us how...
Understanding Like-gate

Gnip Signs Deal To Syndicate Tumblr Firehose

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Social data startup Gnip has scored another impressive partnership — it says it’s the first company to syndicate the full firehose of content from blogging service Tumblr. Gnip is probably best-known for being the first authorized reseller of the Twitter firehose, but it also offers data from Facebook, Google+, Disqus, WordPress,...
Gnip Signs Deal To Syndicate Tumblr Firehose
Twitter makes nice with developers, with a timeline of upcoming changes

Even tiny tweets can be big data

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Datasift, the UK company that has access to the Twitter firehose analyzes a petabyte of tweets and ships terabytes of insights around the world. And the infrastructure needs to keep up. The company has replaced its older networking gear with Arista switches to support its analytics operation, Datasift CEO and...
Even tiny tweets can be big data

Kred and Klout: Too Close for Start-Up Comfort in SOMA (Literally)

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San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood is thick with start-ups. You can’t walk down the street or grab a coffee in South Park without overhearing a snippet of conversation about a Series A funding or a “Pinterest strategy.” But here’s one juxtaposition that’s perhaps too close for comfort: Direct competitors Klout and...
Kred and Klout: Too Close for Start-Up Comfort in SOMA (Literally)

Data Nerds Revolt! PeopleBrowsr Takes Twitter to Court Over Alleged Anticompetitive Actions

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If there’s one valuable thing Twitter holds, it is the company’s vast treasure trove of billions of tweets. It is an opus of thoughts and utterances, all made in real-time, that make up the company’s most precious asset: The “interest graph.” Twitter knows this. And for years now, the company...
Data Nerds Revolt! PeopleBrowsr Takes Twitter to Court Over Alleged Anticompetitive Actions
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