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  • February 20, 2014
    News

    WPP Uses DataSift to Evolve Its Data Strategy

    The WPP group of marketing services companies has added a partnership with text data filtering and aggregation company DataSift.The deal means WPP companies – such as GroupM, Wunderman, Kantar, JWT and Cohn & Wolfe – can access social data from...

  • February 18, 2014
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    DataSift Founder Mulls IPO

    Nick Halstead, DataSift CTO and Founder, speaks to CNBC European Closing Bell’s Louisa Bojesen about the rapid growth of the company and future plans for an IPO.

  • December 05, 2013
    News

    5 Budding Social Data Startups To Watch

    The other darling from this busy week, DataSift, announced a $42 million funding round on Tuesday, pushing the company’s financing total over $70 million.

  • December 03, 2013
    News

    How Businesses Can Make The Most Of Social Networking Data

    DataSift CEO Rob Bailey on how the company helps businesses utilize data from social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

  • December 03, 2013
    News

    DataSift Raises $42 Million

    Software company DataSift said Tuesday that it has secured $42 million in funding – triple the amount the company raised last year – for a total of $70 million to date.

  • December 03, 2013
    News

    DataSift Grabs $42M To Grow Its Social Data Platform

    Big data startup DataSift has closed a fresh $42 million round of funding, the company announced today. DataSift’s platform allows businesses and other organizations to extrapolate social data from across many popular social networking sites.

  • October 16, 2013
    Big Data and Marketing: An Inevitable Partnership

    Big Data and Marketing: An Inevitable Partnership

    Big data has the potential to transform marketing – but making sense of it is a challenge. In principle the benefits are huge, not just in targeting and relevance, but in ease of use for the consumer.

  • October 09, 2013
    Twitter's Data Firehose Is Its Secret Weapon Against Facebook

    Twitter's Data Firehose Is Its Secret Weapon Against Facebook

    According to Rob Bailey, CEO of DataSift, one of the few companies with direct access to Twitter’s firehose, ‘I am absolutely amazed in the sea change around the understanding of Twitter at the corporate level.’ Bailey says he believes that...

  • October 07, 2013
    Twitter's Data Business Proves Lucrative

    Twitter's Data Business Proves Lucrative

    “The economic impact of Twitter is massively bigger than whatever lies in their IPO filing,” says Rob Bailey, chief executive of DataSift.

  • September 26, 2013
    DataSift Now Offering Historical Social Data Analysis Across Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Bitly & More Combined

    DataSift Now Offering Historical Social Data Analysis Across Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Bitly & More Combined

    DataSift launches 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.

  • September 16, 2013
    Tumblr Inks Firehose Deal With DataSift

    Tumblr Inks Firehose Deal With DataSift

    Tumblr has inked a deal with DataSift to provide a firehose of Tumblr data - including both real-time and historic data — to power consumer engagement analytics. In our increasingly ad-tech-fuelled world, this is essential data for brands and their...

  • September 16, 2013
    DataSift Now Grabbing Tumblr Data, as Well

    DataSift Now Grabbing Tumblr Data, as Well

    DataSift, one of the two companies (along with Gnip) granted real-time access to the Twitter firehose, now offers real-time and historical analysis of Tumblr data.

  • June 10, 2013
    Social Media Analytics: Are We Nearly There Yet?

    Social Media Analytics: Are We Nearly There Yet?

    Businesses have been trying to crack sentiment analysis and social reach metrics for years, but how close are they to turning social analytics into the gold mine it was always meant to be?

  • June 05, 2013
    Social Analytics Has Come Of Age

    Social Analytics Has Come Of Age

    DataSift is one of the more exciting British start-ups at LeWeb. It is looking to help organisations mine information not just from within their own network, but across all their related networks, especially those in the social space.

  • June 04, 2013
    Tableau and DataSift Join Up to Show How Social Sentiments Affect Business

    Tableau and DataSift Join Up to Show How Social Sentiments Affect Business

    DataSift is bringing the Twitter firehose, Google+ and other social streams to Tableau Software in a new partnership. The deal will help more people gain insight into connections between business and social media.

  • June 04, 2013
    DataSift Adds Three New Data Sources, Partners with Tableau Software

    DataSift Adds Three New Data Sources, Partners with Tableau Software

    The integration with the business intelligence and analytics service Tableau gives DataSift greater exposure as it now becomes available to 10,000 companies.

  • March 08, 2013
    Nick Halstead, DataSift Founder and CTO interviewed on Tech Weekly Podcast

    Nick Halstead, DataSift Founder and CTO interviewed on Tech Weekly Podcast

    In a recent Tech Weekly Podcast, listen to Nick Halstead, DataSift Founder and CTO, in conversation with Charles Arthur, The Guardian’s Technology Editor, as they discuss how social networks are making big data sets so powerful


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