SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON – Dec. 19, 2013 – DataSift, the platform that powers the social economy, announced today the addition of Sina Weibo (NASDAQ: SINA) as a new data source, further enhancing the ability of brands, agencies and social tech companies to curate and extract value from social data. The DataSift platform unlocks the rich data content of Sina Weibo and turns it into a curated data feed that can be used to build…

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Today we are announcing VEDO – an extension of our core platform that brings programmable intelligence to the masses. Building upon our incredibly rich text pre-processing and parsing capabilities, we have added a whole new engine that allows customers to take advantage of advances in machine learning, statistical models, rich taxonomies and much more all through a simple and unified approach. As with the rest of our platform, we want to reduce the cost of developing this kind of functionality for our customers and let them focus on innovation and not on infrastructure.

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SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON – Dec. 12, 2013 – DataSift, the platform that powers the social economy, today announced the availability of DataSift VEDO, the next generation processing engine for the DataSift platform, featuring Programmable Intelligence. Whereas conventional big data solutions typically require teams of data scientists to mine insight from unstructured data such as Facebook and Twitter posts and blog entries, DataSift VEDO features programmable machine learning and automated classification capabilities to extract insight…

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If you are consuming long-form content on the internet, chances are you are doing it on WordPress. Currently 20% of all websites and 50% of the top 1000 websites are run on the content management system and the platform is home to sites ranging from Time and TechCrunch to individually-hosted blogs (including many written by DataSift employees). I’m a rabid consumer of content published on WordPress and I especially appreciate articles that are engaging and…

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SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON – Dec. 5, 2013 – DataSift, the platform that powers the social economy, announced today a global partnership with Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, to further enhance the ability of brands and businesses to curate and extract value from social and web content. DataSift has also added a separate feed for IntenseDebate, a commenting system averaging 1 million activities per day across WordPress and other content management platforms such as Google’s…

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Today, I am excited to share with you that DataSift has closed a $42M Series C round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, IA Ventures, Northgate Capital, Daher Capital and Cendana Capital. In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams jokingly posited that “42” was the meaning of the universe.  For us, it culminates a period of amazing growth and sets us up…

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SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON – Dec. 3, 2013 – DataSift, the platform that powers the social economy, announced today it has secured $42 million in Series C financing led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Upfront Ventures, IA Ventures, Northgate Capital, Daher Capital and Cendana Capital. The funding will accelerate the company’s aggressive growth driven by its customer base of technology companies, enterprises and agencies. Building on this momentum,…

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DUBLIN – Oct. 30, 2013 – DataSift, the platform that powers the new big data economy, today announced founder and CTO Nick Halstead will take the stage at the Dublin Web Summit. In just three years, Halstead has led a team which has grown DataSift to become a leading force in the social data platform market. The DataSift platform powers hundreds of social applications used by enterprises, global brands and agencies and has partnerships with…

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For companies that analyze social data, history is important. We know because we currently process more than 1 trillion historical Tweets for our customers every week. History provides a perspective on how your brand presence is growing on social, how sentiment is changing, and what content works for your customers. But it’s important to realize that a historical view shouldn’t be limited to one network. Exploring Historic Data In A Multi-Channel World One of our…

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Leading social data platform expands publisher network SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON- Sept. 16, 2013 – DataSift, the platform that powers the social economy, continues to advance the way enterprises capture the business value of social data with the addition of Tumblr as a data source. Tumblr data will be available beginning today to DataSift subscribers, providing not only real-time data from the Tumblr fire hose, but also Tumblr historic data for the first time. This will…

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