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Social media monitoring company Brandwatch has made its first acquisition with the purchase of influencer analysis provider PeerIndex.
Tint is a self-service platform that allows clients to aggregate social media content.
inPowered has updated its content-discovery and amplification platform with a pricing model based on customers' engagement with advertisers' content.
With Newsdesk, clients have access to 250 million current news items, broadcast clips, blogs, forums, and posts on social media sites.
A look at the landscape of tools available to PR pros in the areas of social media monitoring, analytics, newswires, and more
Igloo software enables clients to build and run intranets and external communities. The software is served via a Web browser so it's accessible on mobile devices.
Embeddable content can include photos, videos, transactions, as well as links to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media
CustomScoop provides online news and social media monitoring and custom news briefing reports.
AboutLocal allows clients to monitor and respond to comments and photos that customers post about specific store locations to numerous mobile apps and review and social media sites.
WeLink is a real-time, hyperlocal, multi-channel social media monitoring and engagement tool that aggregates wi-fi and cellular-based data from social channels.
Weber Shandwick is releasing Mediaco Publish, a custom content management platform.
NewsCred provides software to manage, source, discover, distribute, and measure content marketing efforts in one platform.
Cision has struck a deal to acquire Gorkana Group for an undisclosed sum, on the heels of its combination with Vocus and Visible Technologies.
Thunderclap is platform for amplifying messages on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr.
WhoRepresents provides online databases with contact information for representatives of talent working in the entertainment, music, and sports industries.
The companies formerly known as Cision and Vocus will use the Cision brand as they merge into one company.
Daylite is business productivity software that includes tools for managing and tracking contacts, schedules, tasks, projects, emails, notes, and more.
Relative Insight captures and analyzes all language associated with brands, competitors, and their consumers across multiple channels, including websites, ads, social media, forums, and more.
Help a Reporter Out (HARO) provides clients with real-time media opportunities from journalists.
Nito Pro software allows clients to create interactive 3D animated avatars for use in videos and other promotional materials.