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Twitter to Create In-House Data Analytics Team

By   /  April 13, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Ingrid Lunden recently wrote for Tech Crunch, “In the push for more revenue growth, Twitter has been building up its business in areas like advertising and commerce, but a move made late Friday night points to another area where the company is setting its sights: big data analytics. Twitter announced that it […]

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Good-Bye 2013

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino As we prepare to greet the New Year, we take a look back at the year that was. Some of the leading voices in the semantic web/Linked Data/Web 3.0 and sentiment analytics space give us their thoughts on the highlights of 2013. Read on:   Phil Archer, Data Activity Lead, W3C: The […]

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DataSift Now Offers Historical Data Analysis Across Twitter Facebook, & More

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Sarah Perez of TechCrunch reports, “Fresh on the heels of its deal with Tumblr for access to the Tumblr ‘firehose,’ social data platform DataSift is putting that data, and more, to good use with the launch of a new API that performs historical analysis across Twitter, Tumblr, and Bit.ly ‘firehoses,’ as well as data pulled from forums, blogs and public Facebook data.”

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DataSift Now Analyzes Historical Social Data for Twitter, Facebook, and More

By   /  September 30, 2013  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Sarah Perez of TechCrunch recently wrote, “Fresh on the heels of its deal with Tumblr for access to the Tumblr ‘firehose,’ social data platform DataSift is putting that data, and more, to good use with the launch of a new API that performs historical analysis across Twitter, Tumblr, and Bit.ly ‘firehoses,’ as well as […]

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Datasift Announces Wikistats

By   /  June 22, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Datasift recently announced a new feature, Wikistats, and added Wikipedia to the company’s list of data sources.

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Twitter Sells Tweets to DataSift

By   /  March 1, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Twitter has sold its old tweets to DataSift, a company that plans to analyze the tweets for marketing purposes.

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Too Little Data Privacy?

By   /  March 1, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Molly Wood recently opined, ” Recent weeks have seen a lot of (overdue) talk about privacy and technology. There was the flap over Path and other mobile apps uploading your phone’s address books to their servers without your permission. A follow-up story noted apps might be able to slurp up photos and their location data […]

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Twitter Sells Old Tweets to DataSift for Analysis

By   /  February 29, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Todd Wasserman reports, “Twitter has sold a bunch of old tweets to a firm called DataSift, which will analyze them for marketing purposes. The Mail Online reports that DataSift is the first such company to get access to the tweets, which go back two years. Another 1,000-plus companies are on DataSift’s waiting list. DataSift […]

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People Search Service PeekYou Sees Personal ID Layer As Driving Future of Semantic Web

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

How does a site like PeekYou, whose goal is to re-index the public web around people, intersect with the Semantic Web? To hear CEO Michael Hussey tell it, it’s this: “The way I thought about the Semantic Web since Day One is that it’s about deriving meaning from pages,” says Hussey. “To have meaning you […]

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