If in the past you’ve tried to get data from social networks, you’ll be familiar with the pains of constantly changing APIs, moving data schemas, frequent policy changes. If you’re attempting to work with multiple networks, you’ll be hitting these challenges time and time again. You’ll have wasted weeks of development time just reacting to changes. DataSift’s API gives you a consistent, supported, flexible platform that allows you to confidently & quickly deliver social solutions….

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This is a guest post by Andy Cotgreave, the Social Content Manager at Tableau.  He’s been with the company for three years, sharing his passion for data visualization and helping people see and understand their data. Prior to joining Tableau he was a data analyst at the University of Oxford. You can find him on twitter as @acotgreave. What a four weeks it’s been. The FIFA World Cup has been the biggest social sport event…

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 2, 2014 – United Nations Global Pulse and DataSift, the world’s only independent provider of social data, today announced a global partnership that will allow the UN to gain real-time insights into the well-being of people all over the world. Global Pulse’s data scientists working in innovation labs in New York (US), Jakarta (Indonesia) and Kampala (Uganda) will use the DataSift platform to analyze data from millions of public social…

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