Mediasift and Twitter have partnered to make Twitter data commercially available through DataSift. This means that developers interested in building tools to monitor and analyze Twitter data can now filter Tweets from the full Twitter Firehose, using DataSift for non-display analysis. Companies and marketers are demanding better ways to listen to their customers on Twitter, and understand conversations about their brands and products. With so much news and data being created across multiple social networks,…

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The MediaSift Media Pack outlining pricing and product offerings for publishers, agencies and brands is now available for download. Download the MediaSift Media Pack  

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This weekend the world descends on South By Southwest in Austin, Texas for music, film and interactive talks and panels. But one thing ties these topics together… after parties! But how can you find the venues to go to? Where are the most influential people? Well with Cluster we have answered that question for you. Using the power of DataSift to filter real-time data and augment it, we’ve combined that processing power with Foursquare place…

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We have been working hard over the last few weeks to improve our filtering engine, in both efficiency and with new features. Firstly, lets cover the differences between the last iteration of the CDSL and this new version. Changes to CONTAINS operator We have a new more efficient way of searching for keywords and/or phrases that now replaces the old implementations of CONTAINS, CONTAINS_WORD & CONTAINS_PHRASE operators, and has merged them into a single CONTAINS…

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What do Twitter, Netflix and climate change all have in common? Their biggest problems are data problems. And we are turning to Data 2.0 for the answers. The Data 2.0 Conference is a one-day conference on April 4, 2011, in San Francisco that answers the question: How can improved access to data impact your industry?  The U.S. government is opening up its data; social networks are exposing their APIs; and data-as-a-service is a new and…

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We have been selected to take part in the Startup Showcase at the O’Reilly Strata Conference being held next week in Santa Clara. The showcase includes 15 data startups and a group of judges who will rotate around each of the companies voting on their favorites. We will be showing off the very latest version of DataSift including an early showing of our new data storage and map-reduce platform which is going to change the…

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We are very pleased to hear that one of our partners Klout has raised a substantial further round in financing. For those who have not heard of them before, Klout measures online influence, this is as important as the revolution that Google made in defining the pagerank for web pages. And just like Googles pagerank for every web page on internet Klout has a score for users on Twitter and Facebook. For us Klout was an…

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A new year and we are super excited about what is coming in 2011. Big data and real-time are hot topics and we feel that DataSift is ready to take on the challenge of assisting our customers with the problems of dealing with finding the right data and soon how to analyse it. So what did we do in 2010? DataSift was built as a platform for consumers and businesses to sift through the real-time…

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Happy new year! Big data and real-time are hot topics and we feel that MediaSift is ready to take on the challenge of assisting our customers with the problems of dealing with and analysing the right social media data. So what did we do in 2010? DataSift was built as a platform for consumers and businesses to sift through the real-time web to discover content. We launched the Alpha three months ago and within a…

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