Social Media Analysis News, 13 February 2009

News from the companies of social media analysis.

Companies and services

  • 12 February - BuzzLogic announced a strategic alliance with Walnut Hill Media. The partnership, which includes a minority investment by Walnut Hill, will focus on business development in the advertising and media business. press release

  • Software updates: Trackur
  • Dan Vetras joins Visible Technologies as CEO. Vetras was previously president and CEO of Talisma. Former CEO Adam Selig transitions to a new role as divisional president of strategic alliances. press release

  • George Emmanuel joins EmPower Research as sales director, US. Emmanuel was previously the western regional services sales & marketing executive at Computer Associates. press release
New research and papers
  • Pew Internet & American Life Project released Twitter and status updating (PDF). The key finding in the memo is that 11% of US Internet users use Twitter or other services (potentially including social networking sites) to update status messages.

  • Razorfish released Digital Mom (PDF), a report developed with CafeMom on technology usage by mothers. via Guy Kawasaki

  • Nielsen introduced Economic Current (PDF), a new monthly report on retail trends and consumer confidence globally, with regional analysis and country breakouts.

About Nathan Gilliatt

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  • Voracious learner and explorer. Analyst tracking technologies and markets in intelligence, analytics and social media. Advisor to buyers, sellers and investors. Writing my next book.
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