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Viralheat launches free conversation management and publishing tool to serve small businesses and agencies

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Social media measurement platform Viralheat expands further into the page management and publishing space with its new Viralheat Free product announced today. The tool is among the most comprehensive free offerings for cross-platform posting, conversation management and analytics. Viralheat co-founder and CEO Raj Kadam tells us his goal was to...
Viralheat launches free conversation management and publishing tool to serve small businesses and agencies

FBI Says Social Media Monitoring Won't Infringe Privacy Rights

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The FBI said its proposed plans to monitor social media sites to improve real-time situation awareness will be fully vetted by the agency's Privacy and Civil......
FBI Says Social Media Monitoring Won't Infringe Privacy Rights

Twitter Perceptions of Google Buzz Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Social media monitoring and analytics company Viralheat put together this graphic that shows the initial positive response to Google Buzz on Twitter, followed by shifts in opinion based on events in the developing privacy story.The graph categorizes the Buzz-related tweets that went out during the first few days after...
Twitter Perceptions of Google Buzz Over Time [INFOGRAPHIC]
RIP Google Reader: here's what to use instead

Tracx, Social Media's Big-Data Player, Lands $3.5 Million From Flybridge Capital

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Companies are still trying to get their heads around social media. There’s still a lot of effort going into software and services that aim to track what people say about a given product or brand. For the most part, what they’ve been doing up to now has been social media...
Tracx, Social Media's Big-Data Player, Lands $3.5 Million From Flybridge Capital

Salesforce.com launches Social.com advertising platform

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Salesforce.com is taking steps to combine its acquisitions in social media monitoring and social advertising with its core CRM (customer relationship management) software through a new product called Social.com....
Salesforce.com launches Social.com advertising platform

NetBase lands $18.1m for social media monitoring and intelligence services

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Social media intelligence solutions provider NetBase this morning announced that it has raised $18.1 million in funding from Thomson Ventures, Altos Ventures and Tran Ventures. Dubbed an ‘expansion round’, the capital will be used to boost sales and marketing for its social media-driven business intelligence tools for enterprises. NetBase’s platform...
NetBase lands $18.1m for social media monitoring and intelligence services

Censorship row over Russian internet blacklist

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Claims that law aimed at blacklisting websites devoted to drugs, suicide and paedophilia is being used as a censorship toolRussian internet users warned on Monday that a new law aimed at blacklisting websites devoted to drug use, suicide promotion and paedophilia was being used as a tool for censorship after...
Censorship row over Russian internet blacklist

The Rise of Full-Box CRM

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Editor’s note:  Jon Bischke is a founder of Entelo and is an advisor to several startups. You can follow Jon on Twitter @JonBischke. CRM is a massive business. At least an $8 billion industry according to Gartner. Salesforce, the company you think of when you hear CRM (after all, it is their ticker symbol) has a market cap north of $21...
The Rise of Full-Box CRM

Yahoo Launches Online Marketing Dashboard For Small Businesses

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You may not know this but Yahoo still operates a product called Yahoo Small Business, which provides SMBs and sites with web hosting, domain name registration, web site design templates, e-commerce solutions and more. In fact, Yahoo says that it has helped millions of businesses get online and grow their...
Yahoo Launches Online Marketing Dashboard For Small Businesses

FBI says social media monitoring won't infringe privacy rights

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The FBI said its proposed plans to monitor social media sites to improve real-time situation awareness will be fully vetted by the agency's Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit....
FBI says social media monitoring won't infringe privacy rights

Banyan Branch expands with take over of Nology Media

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Banyan Branch is adding a new tree limb, announcing today that it is taking over Seattle social media upstart Nology Media. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nology’s four employees are joining Banyan Branch, and founder Leigh Fatzinger has been named to the company’s advisory board. With the deal,...
Banyan Branch expands with take over of Nology Media
Bottlenose pulls in $1M in funding for social search, Google's achilles heel (exclusive)
The Whole World May Be Listening But That’s No Longer Enough

Startup Alley -- Brazilian Pavilion At Disrupt Shows An Exploding Startup Scene

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Brazil is rapidly taking its place in the tech world as a fertile place for startups. Evidence of that was clear at TechCrunch Disrupt this week in San Francisco. In order to give you a sense of the sheer scale of the Brazilian presence, we came up with a...
Startup Alley -- Brazilian Pavilion At Disrupt Shows An Exploding Startup Scene

Sprout Social Adds New Team And Workflow Features To Social Media Management Platform

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Sprout Social, a social management and publishing tool suite, is introducing new team and workflow features to its management console. The Chicago-based startup also hit a few milestones—Sprout Social added its 10,000th customer and is processing 30 million customer interactions per month. Sprout, founded in 2010, offers users tools for...
Sprout Social Adds New Team And Workflow Features To Social Media Management Platform

People on the Move in the Social Media Industry: March 27, 2010

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It’s only been one month since my last “on the move” and the submissions are increasing in quantity.  There appears to be either a trend of a lot of job movement right now, or the notoriety of the on the move series is increasing.  I’m going to guess it’s...
People on the Move in the Social Media Industry: March 27, 2010

Salesforce.com launches Social.com advertising platform

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Salesforce.com is taking steps to combine its acquisitions in social media monitoring and social advertising with its core CRM (customer relationship management) software through a new product called Social.com. The new product, which was announced Tuesday, takes the social advertising campaign management software Salesforce.com gained through the purchase of...
Salesforce.com launches Social.com advertising platform

WikiLeaks releases first 200 of 5m Stratfor emails

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Emails obtained during series of Anonymous hacking attacks reveal inner workings of US-based intelligence firmWikiLeaks has released the first 200 of a cache of 5m emails obtained from the servers of Stratfor, a US-based intelligence firm.The emails originated not from a whistleblower, but instead from a series of hacking attacks...
WikiLeaks releases first 200 of 5m Stratfor emails

Loudpixel / Online Research, Human-Powered Social Media Monitoring and Insights

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Loudpixel / Online Research, Human-Powered Social Media Monitoring and Insights

Sprout Social Releases Queue and ViralPost To Help Clients Better Reach Their Audience

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Sprout Social, a social management and publishing tool suite, released Sprout Queue and ViralPost today, estimating that the new features will help brands increase engagement with social content by 30-40%. Sprout, founded in 2010, offers users tools for social media monitoring and engagement, a “smart inbox” that combines social feeds,...
Sprout Social Releases Queue and ViralPost To Help Clients Better Reach Their Audience

GroupM and Nielsen work to combine online and TV metrics

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For too long Nielsen ratings have dealt with TV commercials and web ads as completely separate entities. Episodes of your favorite show streamed through a service like Hulu or from the channel's website often didn't get factored into the pricing and sales of television ads, and vice versa. That...
GroupM and Nielsen work to combine online and TV metrics

Exclusive: Visible Technologies buys Cymfony to bolster social media offerings

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Visible Technologies is buying Cymfony in a deal that brings together two long-time players in the social media monitoring and analytics space, GeekWire has learned. As a result of the deal, Cymfony president Richard Pasewark will assume the CEO role of the combined company, relocating from Boston to Seattle where the...
Exclusive: Visible Technologies buys Cymfony to bolster social media offerings

3 Ways Live Events Improve Online Communities

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Katie Morse is a Community Manager at Radian6, the social media monitoring and engagement platform. She blogs at Candid Katie and is @misskatiemo on Twitter.In my role as a Community Manager, I talk to a lot of people online as I work through my day. Whether it’s responding to...
3 Ways Live Events Improve Online Communities

How to Get Yourself Noticed on Twitter ... by Homeland Security

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According to a document released by the Department of Homeland Security and posted to Scribd by Huffington Post reporter Andrea Stone, words and phrases ranging from "nuclear" to "ice" are used as search terms by DHS to detect potentially dangerous incidents, such as acts of terrorism, extreme weather, traffic accidents,...
How to Get Yourself Noticed on Twitter ... by Homeland Security
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