You can now find the latest DataSift platform status updates and platform statistics on our Status Dashboard. Check this section any time to get current status information, or subscribe to our RSS feed to be notified of interruptions to each individual service.  

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Did you miss our Second Webinar, “Getting Started”? Here you can watch the complete session! Don’t forget that our next Training Module, “Operators”, is scheduled on the next Friday 8 of July. Want to attend? Get registered right here! Want the Slides of this Webinar? Just click here  

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The third Training Module of DataSift, “Operators”, is scheduled on the next Friday 8 of July. In this new interactive webinar we will cover the following topics: DataSift Training Module 03: “Operators” 1. Introduction to Operators 2. General Operators 2.1  contains 2.2  substr 2.3  contains_any 2.4  contains_near 2.5  exists 2.6  in 3. Comparative Operators 3.1  Less Than and Greater Than 3.2  Equals (==) 3.3  Not Equals (!=) 4. Regular Expressions 4.1  regex_partial 4.2  regex_exact 5….

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At present we are switching over our systems to our automated licensing engine. For a short period users who do not have an approved license will be banned if they try to access Twitter data. Please contact [email protected] and we will un-ban you if you experience this problem. In order to ensure that you do not get banned again please add the following CDSL code to your Streams, so that you do not access Twitter…

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As you know DataSift is scheduling a series of training programs through webinars. Here you can watch the first one we did, “Basic Concepts”, introducing a general overview of the Platform. Our second webinar, “Getting Started” is scheduled on the next Friday, 24th June 2011. The invitations are limited, so hurry up and reserve your seat today right here! Want the Slides of this Webinar? Just click here  

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Today Twitter announced that it will be soon releasing a new integrated photo sharing service. Because this service is part of Twitter it means a new set of meta-data will become available for filtering in DataSift. Twitter have already documented the new entities and we will be adding these to our targets as soon as they become available in the Twitter Firehose. We will be looking at what filtering potential these new entities give our…

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We will be very soon making some changes to our core API and I wanted to to explain why we were making them. One of the first things we built for DataSift was the REST API – this was based upon the code from TweetMeme which had served us so well (it still servers 10,000’s of requests per second). We designed the API based upon a lot of assumptions back then and with hindsight they…

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We are proud to announce that MediaSift were  awarded Runner Up in the ‘Enterprise Applications’ category at this year’s Tech Start-Up awards. Nick Halstead, our CEO, was at the awards ceremony on Tuesday night in Central London to pick up the award. The Start-Up 100 awards were judged by a panel of experts including venture capitalists and angel investors. In selecting the candidates for Start-Up 100, The Telegraphs’ panel of expert judges scored on five…

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  It was announced today that MediaSift are in the Telegraph’s Start-Up 100 this year! The list of companies that were announced represents the Telegraph’s best guess at the most promising start-ups in Europe, based on an intensive amount of preparatory work defining an entirely new methodology for approaching start-ups and consultations with some of Europe’s – and Silicon Valley’s – most revered experts. The Winner shall be announced next Tuesday at an awards ceremony…

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Today MediaSift (the company behind DataSift.net) and Twitter announced our re-syndication partnership at Data 2.0! This means you can now filter and analyse the full Twitter Firehose using DataSift, paying for only the tweets that you value. DataSift is a revolutionary curation and data-mining platform, designed to aggregate the real time web. This announcement builds upon DataSift’s existing social media feeds, and augmentation partnerships, to provide consumers and businesses unprecedented insight into what is happening…

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