Last week, the official account of the Associated Press (@AP) was hacked and the account was used to Tweet the false news that the White House had been bombed and President Obama was injured as part of a potential attack. The Dow Jones Industrial Average proceeded to plummet almost 150 points, as did several other market indices around the world. I think this is an incredibly important moment in time and important learning experience, but…

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Enables Organizations to Analyze Operational, Business and Social Data Together in Splunk Storm and Splunk Enterprise SAN FRANCISCO, LONDON – April 18, 2013DataSift, the leading social insight platform company, today announced a strategic alliance with Splunk. Integrating the DataSift platform into Splunk’s market leading big data platforms, customers can now stream social data from DataSift into Splunk Storm® and Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk’s innovative multi-tenant cloud service and on-premise platform for machine-generated big data. The result…

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A record number of Tweets were reported relating to big data within the technology sector in 2012 showing a continual growth of social interaction around ‘Big Data’. Using our sophisticated social data platform, we ran a DataSift Historics query against our hot list of Big Data products and conversations to identify which vendors were the most socially interactive, which domains were the most favorable in publicizing ‘Big Data’ Tweets, the quarterly traffic progression for mentions of ‘Big…

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As a big data platform for social data, we’re always looking for new ways we can innovate to extend our platform to make it easier for companies to filter and receive social data from us. Today we’re proud to announce a new service available today to our customers: DataSift Carrier Pigeon Delivery.

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