Data Sources

Access to data from billions of conversations

Social Data encompasses many things: the voice of your customers, the activities of your competitors, and the preferences of the marketplace. There is a massive amount of content being created and shared continuously across multiple networks and in various formats.

Unified Access

Single API and unified data format across the world’s social networks, news and other data sources.

Historic & Real-Time Access

Access historic social data and real-time data from a platform containing over 400 billion interactions across multiple social networks.

Compliance

Ensure compliance with the data providers’ Terms of Service. Filter licensed news content with copyright holder metadata appended.

Our Data Sources

Select from key data sources designed to meet enterprise licensing and compliance standards.

Twitter

Averaging more than half a billion tweets per day, Twitter is quickly becoming the world’s go-to source for connecting to what’s happening, right now. From culture and trends to politics and real-time news, Twitter is an increasingly integral part of how we talk about these events.

Details

  • Interactions: 500+ million per day
  • Users: 200+ million active users
  • Real-time: 200ms per interaction
  • Historics: 3+ Years of data available
  • Firehose: Full Firehose Access

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Facebook

Facebook helps its members connect and share with the people in their lives. It allows users to like, share, and comment on pictures, videos, websites, articles, and more. Facebook currently has over 650 million active users every day.

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  • Interactions: 50+ million per day
  • Users: 1.2 billion monthly active users
  • Historics: From May 2012

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Sina Weibo

In China, where access to Twitter and Facebook is not widely available, weibo.com (Sina Weibo) is the dominant player on the social landscape. For any company that has a presence there, or needs to understand how to market to the second-largest economy in the world – Sina Weibo is a key data source that can give you the insight you need.

Details

  • Interactions: 100+ million posts/day
  • Users: 500+ million users

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WordPress

WordPress is widely considered the world’s most popular content management system. Considering the breadth of consumer and B2B blogs and sites built on WordPress, it’s a key data source when measuring and understanding the web presence of your brand or industry.

Details

  • Interactions: 2-5 million per day
  • Users: 400+ million visitors per month
  • Real-time: 200ms per interaction
  • Historics: From December 2013
  • Firehose: Full Firehose Access

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Intense Debate

IntenseDebate is a robust commenting platform which powers discussions on Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr and other content management platforms. IntenseDebate powers millions of comments per day and is used by thousands of bloggers around the world.

Details

  • Interactions: 250+ thousand per day
  • Real-time: 200ms per interaction
  • Historics: From December 2013
  • Firehose: Full Firehose Access

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Tumblr

As one of the world’s fastest growing social network, Tumblr is a platform for people to share content they love. By providing a simple-to-use blog to share content, Tumblr has grown a global audience of over 300 million unique visitors, generating more than 100 million posts every day.

Details

  • Users: 300+ million active users
  • Interactions: 150+ million per day
  • Real-time: 200ms per interaction
  • Historics: Since August 2013
  • Firehose: Full Firehose Access

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Yammer

Yammer is a Private Social Network used by over 200,000 companies. Yammer brings together people, conversations, content, and business data in a single location. Employees can easily collaborate with team members and make an impact at work.

Details

  • Users: Yammer has in excess of 8 million users.
  • Customers: 200,000+ companies use Yammer

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LexisNexis

The single, most powerful, global news and business information service. LexisNexis provides the breadth and depth of information to put your social insight in context.

Details

  • Interactions: 400,000+ items per day
  • Interactions: 20,000+ media outlets
  • Coverage: 160+ Countries
  • Historics: Historics coming soon

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Google+

A social networking site from Google that introduces Circles, Sparks and Hangouts along with other unique features. It's one of the largest social networking sites in the world with 300 million monthly active users sharing upwards of 1.5 billion photos each week.

Details

  • Users: 300+ million monthly users
  • Managed: Managed Source

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YouTube

YouTube is the world's most popular video hosting site. This data source offers new YouTube content, including the title, duration, the username of the author, and a link to the video itself, plus comments on existing videos.

Details

  • Interactions: 2+ million per day

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bitly

As the world’s most popular link-sharing platform, Bitly is used to share more than 80 million new links every day, with more than 200 million clicks per day on a bitly link, providing unparalleled insight into what the social world is paying attention to.

Details

  • Real-Time: 200ms per interaction
  • Historics: From November 2012

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Instagram

An online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.

Details

  • Managed: Managed Source

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NewsCred

NewsCred licenses, curates and syndicates full text news articles, images and videos from more than 2'500 of the world's highest-quality publishers, including leading financial and entertainment publications in a fully license-compliant way.

Details

  • Interactions: 100+ thousand per day
  • News Sources: 2'500

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Reddit

A social news sharing site, boasting over 120'000 subscribers, where users submit posts in the form of either a link or a text "self" post. Other users then vote the submission "up" or "down," which determines the rank of each post and prioritises its position accordingly.

Details

  • Interactions: 200+ thousand per day
  • Users: 120'000+

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Wikipedia

This data feed monitors editorial changes at Wikipedia such as the creation of new pages and updates to existing ones. Major news events tend to increase attention and content changes to related Wikipedia pages, and we allow you to include topical and significant Wikipedia content into your streams.

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  • Interactions: 120+ thousand per day

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DailyMotion

DailyMotion.com is a major video-sharing site, attracting more than 110 million unique monthly visitors and 1.2 billion views worldwide. There are more than 30 localized versions.

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  • Interactions: 30+ thousand per day

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Topix

Topix is the leading news community on the Web, connecting 12.4 million people to the information and discussions that matter to them in every US town and city.

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  • Interactions: 80+ thousand per day

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IMDb

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has a wealth of detail about movies, TV, and news. With a huge collection of user reviews, this is a primary source for movie related opinions.

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  • Interactions: 20+ thousand per day

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Videos

There are many video hosting sites beside YouTube and, collectively, they hold a massive corpus of content. The Videos data source collects content from many of the lesser-known video hosting sites. You can use this data source in conjunction with the YouTube and DailyMotion sources for maximum coverage.

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  • Interactions: 200+ thousand per day

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Blogs

The Blog data source combines material from a wide variety of sites, ranging from well-known hosts such as Blogger with very large numbers of active users to small, single-user sites that run as blogs or incorporate a blog.

Details

  • Interactions: 120+ million per day

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MessageBoards

A data source that provides content from a variety of message boards around the world. We collect posts from the lower-volume message boards and bundle them up into a single feed to provide a broader coverage.

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  • Interactions: 30+ million per day

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