Latest Editorial6

What's Changing Social Media In 2016

The latest changes by social media and messaging firms are all about cementing their dominance in their users’ everyday lives. From Facebook’s push into bots to Twitter’s deal to stream NFL games to Snapchat’s discovery channels these services...

Read More30 Sep 16
Dataminr Raises USD130m For Analytics

Dataminr raised USD130m in Series D funding to analyse data. The backing comes from Fidelity, Wellington Management, Credit Suisse, WorldQuant Ventures and Glynn Capital. Goldman Sachs, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Venrock and angel investors...

Read More18 Mar 15
VICE Teams Up With Media Organisations To Cover News On Twitter

Vice, Mashable, Digg, Mother Jones, Quartz and NBC-owned Breaking News have launched a joint venture to cover the crisis in Ukraine. For now, the venture is just a joint Twitter account called Ukraine Desk which retweets stories from the participating...

Read More14 May 14
CNN partners with Twitter and Dataminr for breaking news

Twitter is partnering with CNN to help the news broadcaster hunt down breaking news stories across the micro-blogging network and consolidate the micro-blogging firm's position in the digital news space. Twitter’s real-time content flow has made...

Read More30 Jan 14
Dataminr takes USD30m for information discovery

Dataminr, a New York-based firm that analyses social media data, has received USD30m in a Series C funding round led by Venrock and Institutional Venture Partners with participation from GSV Capital, Deep Fork Capital and Wharton Equity Partners....

Read More12 Jun 13
Dataminr takes USD13m for social media analytics

Social media analytics startup Dataminr has raised USD13m in a Series B funding from a number of existing angel investors. New backers GSV Capital,Deep Fork Capital, Viceroy Capital and Wharton Equity Partners also joined the investment. Dataminr...

Read More24 Sep 12

Live Global News 4

UK government irate at Twitter’s surveillance API crackdown
Read More26 Apr 17 TechCrunch throws hissy fit after Twitter chokes off snoop firm's access
Read More26 Apr 17 The Register
The Kings of Data: How Dataminr uses billions of public tweets to monitor the entire world
Read More03 Mar 17 : Technology
NewsWhip nabs $6.4M from the AP, more to shed light on what’s trending
Read More15 Feb 17 TechCrunch