News from the companies of social media analysis.
Companies and services
- 23 August - Crawdad Technologies announced Wonkosphere, a free public site dedicated to analyzing blog buzz around the 2008 US presidential campaign. (via K.C. Jones, via Daniela Barbosa)
- 29 August - Visible Technologies showed their TruCast tool on the Scoble Show (via Blake Cahill). The 48-minute video is available for download, but it's a big file.
- Jeremiah Owyang announced that he will join Forrester Research as a Senior Analyst focused on social computing and interactive marketing October 1st. Have any of the other tier-one analyst firms noticed that Forrester is cornering the market for social media?
- Update: Here's a list of analysts covering social media and their (public) blogs.