The first few days are make-or-break for a blockbuster movie, as reviews and box-office receipts pour in. With the huge hype and anticipation around Prometheus, we thought it would be fun to use DataSift to look across Twitter to see if Ridley Scott has a hit on his hands. During our analysis, we measured the sentiment of conversations around the film, totaling over 53,000 posts from nearly 40,000 people over the last 22 days.

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DataSift, has entered into partnership with the media monitoring application developer, Moreover Technologies. Nick Halstead, Founder and CEO of DataSift commented: “By partnering with Moreover, DataSift adds to its network of analytics partners an established specialist in news aggregation, analytics and research insight. Through DataSift’s platform, Moreover’s applications will now have access to 100 percent of the real-time Twitter feed and other social media sources, as well as benefiting from our enriched data and range…

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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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