Primer: What is Social Media Intelligence in 2018?

This Is a Primer on Social Media Intelligence and Its Role in a CMO’s Stack in 2018. Every social media network relies on certain metrics to measure their social media success. Each of these social media metrics plays a critical role in the modern marketing strategy. Global brands utilize social media marketing tools to engage their customers effectively, informing them about the products and services accurately and with better relevance. Companies not using social media analytics for their marketing campaigns find it…

Fight Fake News in Journalism: Media Intelligence, Your Best Ammunition

Original Content, Distributed Directly from Brands, Still Matters, According to the Cision CMO Media Intelligence companies have demonstrated how 2018 could be the most challenging year for journalism and content marketing. Fighting against constant accusations of fake news on one hand and staying on top of media intelligence and analytics, journalists and content marketing professionals have an unprecedented battle ahead. Fake news has been prevalent for the entire lifetime of the internet, but it’s just how fast it can…

Meltwater Acquires Sysomos to Unify Media Intelligence and Social Analytics

The Latest Acquisition Expands Meltwater's Ability to Incorporate Online News and Data with Social Media Analytics in One Robust Platform Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, today announced its acquisition of Sysomos, a leader in social analytics and engagement. The addition of Sysomos to Meltwater enables organizations to analyze social media, news, and other human-generated content in one platform, furthering Meltwater’s mission to give businesses the insights from outside data, helping…

Meltwater Acquires Algo to Supercharge its Industry-Leading Media Intelligence Platform

Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence, announced the acquisition of Algo, a real-time data analytics platform powered by the most advanced machine learning techniques available. The acquisition further strengthens Meltwater’s powerful media analytics and insights platform by bringing on Algo’s patented Velocity of Information engine, which surfaces rising trends from tens of millions of real-time data points. The acquisition also brings Algo’s team of award-winning information Natural Language Processing and…

Linkfluence Partners with Spredfast to Enhance Social Media Intelligence Capabilities

Linkfluence, the leading social media monitoring platform, has announced a key partnership deal with social marketing platform Spredfast. The international agreement between the two social data intelligence firms will enable marketers to capture and analyze real-time consumer data to enhance brand engagement across channels. "Linkfluence and Spredfast share strong technological standards and performance, a deep sense of customer service and a DNA where innovation is omnipresent. We are proud to be able to offer our…

Cision Brings PR, Social Media Management and Digital Consumer Intelligence Together with Category-Defining Acquisition of Brandwatch

Cision announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Brandwatch, a global leader in digital consumer intelligence and social media listening, for $450 million. This strategic move will combine two leaders in their respective industries and will bring to customers the substantial benefits of their complementary capabilities to deliver the future of PR, marketing and digital customer engagement. The forces of digital transformation reward those organizations and boardrooms that listen to and quickly…

Mediavine Expands Access to Contextual Ad Targeting Using GumGum’s Verity Artificial Intelligence Product

Mediavine, the largest exclusive ad management company in the U.S., has expanded its contextual ad targeting with Magnite and PubMatic using GumGum's Verity artificial intelligence (AI) product. Through Verity, Mediavine is passing contextual segments in the bid request to industry-leading Supply Side Platforms (SSPs). In mid-2019, Mediavine began offering contextual targeting as a way to combat the instability of third-party cookies in the various internet browsers. Due to growing demand from marketers, Mediavine has…

Wakefern Taps Inmar Intelligence Retail Cloud To Expand Its Retail Media Network

Wakefern will utilize the Inmar Intelligence Retail Cloud, an integrated suite of marketing technologies and services, to build and support its Retail Media Networks, incorporating off-site programmatic media Inmar Intelligence, a data-driven technology-enabled services company, announced Wakefern Food Corp, the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, is expanding its use of Inmar’s Retail Cloud to offer targetable and attributable off-site media at scale for its brands. The New Jersey-based cooperative…

PenskeMedia Launches Variety Intelligence Platform (VIP)

Variety is launching a major new initiative: Variety Intelligence Platform. Considering we’re regarded as the bible for the media and entertainment business, you might assume this storied brand has seen it all over the course of its 115-year existence. But there’s nothing like the era the industry finds itself in today. Technology continues to unleash profoundly transformative forces, and we’re just beginning to understand how the coronavirus crisis will do same. Keeping up with all this change requires us to take…

Horizon Media Launches New Company, Night Market, a Dedicated Data Intelligence Commerce Business

Horizon Media Hires AI Leader Randy Browning as President to Lead Night Market Horizon Media, a leader in driving business-based outcomes for marketers, announced that it has launched a new data intelligence company, Night Market. Night Market is designed to provide brands with unique insights into consumer purchase behaviour within the walled gardens of Amazon, Google and Facebook, thus giving brands unprecedented control of the consumer e-purchase journey. Night Market will be led by a leading AI and data intelligence…

Moving Walls Partners with Nigeria’s Leading Adtech Company; Launches Location Intelligence Platform to Transform Offline Media…

Moving Walls, a Singapore-headquartered global advertising technology company, has partnered with Interaction Channel Limited (ICL), a pioneer media and advertising company in Nigeria to launch the region's first location intelligence powered planning and buying solution for offline media. From Left - Ayo Oluwatosin, GMD, Rosabel Group; Srikanth Ramachandran, Founder/CEO, Moving Walls and Tosan Omagbemi, MD, Interaction Channel Ltd. The strategic partnership launched via an industry…

Smeckn, Inc. Releases Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Based Web Application for Social Media

Smeckn, Inc. releases an artificial intelligence (AI)-based web application for social media. Smeckn (Social media checking) uses AI algorithms to help people analyze and clean up their digital footprint. A person's digital footprint is the collection of all their social media content: all the tweets, posts, and pictures they have generated online. Over the years, many people have posted and tweeted things they regret: things that just seem immature, hurtful, or just plain wrong today. Smeckn helps by analyzing a person's…

MediaRadar Launches Trade Show Sales Intelligence Solution to Maximize Sponsorship & Exhibitor Dollars

MediaRadar’s newest solution aims to improve prospecting, helping sales teams to achieve better overall business outcomes  MediaRadar’s Newest Solution AIMS to Improve Prospecting, Helping Sales Teams to Achieve Better Overall Business Outcomes MediaRadar, the leading advertising intelligence and sales enablement platform, launched MediaRadar Events. This is a new solution ad sales teams can use to see which prospective brands value events, showing how much a prospect invests in event sponsorships and exhibit space.…

4C Acquires Stake in iQ Media, Jointly Create Kinetiq, World’s Largest Unified TV Intelligence Network

New Company Merges 4C’s Teletrax and iQ Media to Bring Together Paid and Earned Media Monitoring, Measurement and Signaling in Local, National and Global Markets 4C and iQ Media announce the investment in and creation of a new entity, Kinetiq, that combines iQ Media and 4C’s Teletrax.  Kinetiq will serve as the world’s largest unified TV intelligence network, offering paid and earned media measurement, monitoring and signaling across local, national and global markets. Kinetiq will operate globally, with US…

Ooyala Unveils Integrations and Workflows for Google Cloud Video Intelligence, Avid Media Composer and TeraVolt

Latest Ooyala Flex Media Platform Integrations Power More Efficient Multi-Platform Distribution Ooyala, a leader in content supply chain solutions, will showcase a range of new integrations and features for its Ooyala Flex Media Platform at NAB 2019. Among those features highlighted at the Ooyala booth – #SV1000 – the Ooyala Flex Media Platform now integrates with Google Cloud Video Intelligence, Google Cloud’s AI and Machine Learning products, for precise video analysis and metadata enrichment. At NAB, Ooyala unveils…

Mintel Comperemedia Forms Strategic Partnership with Marketing Intelligence Platform Pathmatics

Following its investment in Santa Monica-based marketing intelligence platform Pathmatics, Mintel Comperemedia now leverages advanced marketing analytics for digital channels to bring an unparalleled client experience. The strategic partnership arms Mintel Comperemedia’s legacy expertise in direct mail and email marketing with Pathmatics’ digital expertise to create a robust, holistic approach to integrated marketing intelligence across the ever-changing marketing landscape. Mintel Comperemedia now provides insights into…

Unmetric Adds Instagram Impressions & Reach Data and Campaign Intelligence to Social Media Analytics Product

Enables Social Media Analysts to Estimate Impressions & Reach of Instagram Posts, as Well as Track and Benchmark Instagram Campaign Performance Unmetric, an enterprise solution for branded content analysis and discovery, announced it added data on Instagram post impressions (number of times a post is displayed) and reach (number of people who saw a post) to its Analyze product. The company also added Instagram Campaign Intelligence to the platform. Analyze for social media analysts is one of three core Unmetric products…

Artificial Intelligence Jumps into Mobile-App Privacy War, Even as Congress and the Media Turn Up the Heat on Big-Tech

With major media outlets queuing up to shine a bright light on how mobile apps track user behavior, coupled with rigorous Congressional scrutiny of top executives from internet and social media giants, consumers are becoming increasingly concerned by the nearly complete surrender of their privacy. Mobile app users must routinely sacrifice privacy in exchange for the perceived value of personalization – including in information searches, social media participation, and advertising offers. Artificial Intelligence Jumps into…

Moving from Media Monitoring to Industry Intelligence

Media monitoring reports often contain a wealth of information that can help companies navigate fast-changing landscape and spot both opportunities and issues on the horizon. Unfortunately, these insights tends to stay buried in the inbox of the PR and communications department and business decision makers lose out on a valuable source of information. So how can communications professionals - both in-house and agency - elevate their insights to the C-Suite to the point that they affect business decisions? The biggest…

Soteria Intelligence Uses Deep Learning to Analyze Social Media for Business Intelligence

Soteria Intelligence Plans to Roll out More Business Intelligence Solutions in the near Future Soteria Intelligence recently announced its research and development around using the company’s revolutionary social media analytics platform powered by deep learning to deliver valuable insights that drive business decisions. The focus of Soteria Intelligence’s R&D has been on first improving the quality of information gleaned from social networks then finding out of the box ways to integrate the data alongside other key…