Social Media Analysis News, 10 October 2008

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News from the companies of social media analysis.

Companies and services

  • 8 October - WPP Group wins TNS as 82% of TNS shareholders accept the WPP acquisition offer. WPP plans to combine TNS and WPP's Kantar to make the world's second-largest market research group after Nielsen.

  • 7 October - Biz360 launched Opinion Insights, a tool for monitoring and analyzing consumer opinion in shopping and review sites. press release

  • 3 October - MotiveQuest unveiled BrandAdvocacy08, joining the list of election-oriented analysis sites. MotiveQuest's David Rabjohns promises, "I am so convinced of this metric that if we are wrong, and fail to correctly predict the outcome of the election, I will shave my head on You Tube for your delight." The stakes just keep going up, don't they?

  • 8 October - Lexalytics announced ExecDex, a free analytical portal focused on coverage of company CEOs.

  • 6 October - Attentio has moved into new offices.
  • 7 October - Connie Bensen joins Techrigy as Community Strategist. Bensen will also continue her role as Community Manager for Network Solutions.
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Hi Nathan,
Thanks for introducing yourself. It was great talking with you!

I look forward to working with you in this space

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