DataSift

Type: Company
Name: DataSift
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Social data as a business is dead. Long live big data services

Recent acquisitions by Twitter and Apple are changing the game for big data startups focused on social media.FORTUNE -- Yesterday morning, Twitter (TWTR) announced it had acquired Gnip, a company which packages, filters and sells data from social media ... [Published Fortune - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Twitter buys social data provider Gnip, stock soars-Reuters

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signaling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government. The social media company ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Twitter, Apple Social Data Purchases Likely to Spur More M

The social media data space is likely to see more M&A following Twitter Inc.'s acquisition of tweet analyzer Gnip Inc. on Tuesday and Apples Inc.'s purchase of Topsy Labs Inc. back in December. One firm in particular, the U.K.'s DataSift Inc., could be ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 13 reports

Here Is Why Twitter Bought Social Data Startup Gnip

“Investments in Social data are healthier than ever,” wrote Gnip CEO Chris Moody with news spreading that Twitter has acquired Gnip , a social data startup founded in 2008, for an undisclosed amount.Gnip was one of the four companies that became Twitter’s ... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 7 reports

DataSift: There Is No Change To Our Firehose Deal With Twitter After Gnip Acquisition

Earlier today, Twitter announced that it acquired Gnip[1], one of its partners that uses Twitter’s firehose of data[2] and parses it for third parties who mine the social network for market insights. One natural follow-up question: what happens to the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

“Unless you can extract meaning, all you can do is count it”

Big data has been one of the big trends of 2013 and its presence and power has been felt in the television industry perhaps more than anywhere else.The Only Way is Essex has consistently seen the largest share of social chatter, revealing the nation’s ... [Published Mobile Marketing Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Big Data, all hype or an opportunity?

The Big Data hype is growing exponentially. If you believe the hype in the time it took write this three gazillion petabytes of big data marketing collateral has been created. Big data sounds cool and is trendy, but what is big data? Should CIOs be implementing ... [Published CIO - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

Alteryx Partners with DataSift for Advanced Analytics

Alteryx, a provider of data blending and advanced analytics, and DataSift, provider of an enterprise social data platform, have entered into a global partnership to provide an intuitive way for the millions of analysts in departments such as marketing, ... [Published Destination CRM - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 2 reports

Traders turn to Twitter for market news. Now they can measure mood, too [GigaOM]

Financial firms once blocked Twitter to prevent employees leaking sensitive information. It worked, but there was a problem: reporters and companies were using Twitter to reveal important news, leaving traders to rely on second-hand accounts. “If Carl ... [Published GigaOM Network - Feb 28 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 2 reports

WPP’s Data Alliance Partners with DataSift for Unified, Global Social Data Access

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP’s (NASDAQ:WPPGY) Data Alliance and DataSift today announced a global data partnership enabling WPP companies to access data from the world’s leading social networks through DataSift’s platform. This partnership allows all ... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Jan 30 2014]
First reported Dec 12 2013 - Updated Dec 12 2013 - 3 reports

DataSift Launches Vedo To Help Enterprises To Channel The Big Social Data Firehose

DataSift has built a reputation as a provider of Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr firehoses — streams of unstructured data that can then be used in applications to track larger user sentiment and other trends. Today, DataSift is ramping up its presence ... [Published TechCrunch - Dec 12 2013]
First reported Dec 03 2013 - Updated Dec 04 2013 - 6 reports

British entrepreneur’s social mining platform DataSift takes funding to over $70m

Company started by Nick Halstead secures $42m Series C round to fund international growthSource: Loic Le Meur, 2010Free guidesFree guidesThe social data platform started by British entrepreneur Nick Halstead has secured a $42m Series C round, with investment ... [Published startups.co.uk - Dec 03 2013]

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...One of the easiest ways to build engagement on Facebook is to directly incite users to Like, Comment or Share (example: "Like if you loved last night's Mad Men, Share if you hated it!" ). Facebook's putting a stop to the "Like-bait" game after discovering that Like-bait stories are 15% less relevant than other stories with a comparable...
Twitter vice president Jana Messerschmidt said in a blog post, "Public tweets can reveal a wide variety of insights -- so much so that academic institutions, journalists, marketers, brands, politicians and developers regularly use aggregated Twitter data to spot trends, analyze sentiment, find breaking news, connect with customers and much more."
The social media data space is likely to see more M&A following Twitter Inc. "s acquisition of tweet analyzer Gnip Inc. on Tuesday and Apples Inc." s purchase of Topsy Labs Inc. back in December. One firm in particular, the U K 's DataSift Inc., could be on the list of potential buyers...
Twitter's Jana Messerschmidt, the company's vice president for global business development and platform, said: "Gnip has played a crucial role in collecting and digesting our public data and delivering the most essential Tweets to partners."

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#SocialSkim: Oreo Snack Hacks, the Worst Gaffe ... [Published MarketingProfs.com - Apr 18 2014]
Social data as a business is dead. Long live bi... [Published Fortune - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter Surges on Gnip Buy, New Hire [Published Zacks.com - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter buys social media analytics startup Gnip [Published Computer Business Review - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter, Apple Social Data Purchases Likely to ... [Published TheStreet.com - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter buys social data provider Gnip, stock s... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter gets serious with Big Data, acquires da... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 16 2014]
Here Is Why Twitter Bought Social Data Startup ... [Published Business 2 Community - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter buys Gnip, one of only four companies w... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
DataSift: There Is No Change To Our Firehose De... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter's latest acquisition turns tweets into ... [Published Engadget - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter Acquires Gnip to Control Its Own Tweets [Published NBC Bay Area - Apr 16 2014]
UPDATE 1-Twitter buys social data provider Gnip... [Published CNBC - Apr 15 2014]
DataSift: There Is No Change To Our Relationshi... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter to acquire longtime data partner Gnip [Published Fierce CMO - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter brings the data back home by acquiring ... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 15 2014]
Gnip Joins Twitter: Latest Acquisition Of Socia... [Published International Business Times - Apr 15 2014]
With Gnip, Twitter Is Ready To Sell Your Tweets [Published ReadWriteWeb - Apr 15 2014]
DataSift: There Is No Change To Our Relationshi... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 15 2014]
DataSift: There Is No Change To Our Relationshi... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Apr 15 2014]
Twitters Gnip buy-up is a sign social networks ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 15 2014]
With Gnip, Twitter Is Ready To Sell Your Tweets [Published ReadWriteWeb - Apr 15 2014]
Twitters Gnip buy-up is a sign social networks ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter looks to beef up its data business by a... [Published PandoDaily - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter plays defense with deal for Gnip [Published Fortune - Apr 15 2014]
In Gnip Buy, Twitter Grabs Control of Key Data ... [Published Advertising Age - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter plays defense with deal for Gnip [Published CNNMoney.com - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter buys Gnip, taking ownership of the top ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter Buys Grip, Broadens Data, Content Base [Published Media Post - Apr 15 2014]
Twitter buys Gnip, taking ownership of the top ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 15 2014]
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Twitter buys social data provider Gnip, stock s... [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 16 2014]
(Reuters) – Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signaling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government. The social media company ...
Twitter gets serious with Big Data, acquires da... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 16 2014]
Twitter has announced the acquisition of Gnip , one of the world’s largest and most trusted providers of social data. In a statement, the microblogging site said it’s plan was to make its data even more accessible to consumers, and to do that it ...
DataSift: There Is No Change To Our Relationshi... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 15 2014]
Earlier today, Twitter announced that it acquired Gnip, one of its partners that takes the firehose of its data and parses it for third parties who mine the social network for market insights. The natural follow-up question is, what happens to the other ...
DataSift: There Is No Change To Our Relationshi... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Apr 15 2014]
Earlier today, Twitter announced that it acquired Gnip, one of its partners that takes the firehose of its data and parses it for third parties who mine the social network for market insights. The natural follow-up question is, what happens to the other ...
With Gnip, Twitter Is Ready To Sell Your Tweets [Published ReadWriteWeb - Apr 15 2014]
Gnip was once a neutral provider of social data, but now that neutrality is gone, and it's in the hands of Twitter. Twitter on Tuesday announced  the acquisition of social data analytics startup Gnip, which is one of the only companies with access ...
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