DataSift has added Wikipedia as a data source in its Social Data Platform, allowing companies to track mentions of products and services in real-time on the internet's largest user collaborated encyclopedia.
Twitter is set to unveil its long-awaited analytics tool, as well as a new blog that will "highlight great pieces of Twitter in real time", in the coming months. Yesterday we reported that Twitter would shortly introduce enhanced brand pages.
As the year draws to a close we delve into our own site analytics to see what mobile devices Irish internet users were using in 2011. It comes as no surprise to find that Apple's iPhone leads the way by a country-mile.
Yesterday we reported how one could avoid Twitter's somewhat annoying t.co URL shortener by using lesser known URL services like j.mp, or by keeping the URL length to 20 characters or less. Unfortunately, this hack will not last forever as Twitter does plan to wrap all links, regardless of length, with its own t.co link service. Why? It's all to do with analytics.
Google Transparency Report, the search giant's server analysis tool has added realtime analytics and added data about local outages, the company has announced. Google Transparency Report is Google's public service site in which the company shows how it interacts with government bodies and manages user access to the company's services.