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  • Gillmor Gang: Action Items

    Gillmor Gang: Action Items

    The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Danny Sullivan, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — played the latest favorite game of the Mobility Addicted. It’s called Lock Screen, and some of us think it’s where the early adopters meet the great unvarnished Silent Majority. Forget clicks or swipes or doing anything; it’s all about glancing. What this means… Read More

  • Salesforce.com Laying Off Radian6 Employees As Buddy Media Shows $20 Million Net Loss

    Salesforce.com Laying Off Radian6 Employees As Buddy Media Shows $20 Million Net Loss

    Two of Salesforce.com’s most high profile “social media” acquisitions are showing signs of trouble. At Radian6, Salesforce.com is reported to be laying off “less than 100 people.” And at Buddy Media, the company amended its 8-K, which shows $20 million in net losses for the first six months of the year. Read More

  • TrendSpottr Partners With Salesforce, Looks To Identify Trends In Any Corporate Data Stream

    TrendSpottr Partners With Salesforce, Looks To Identify Trends In Any Corporate Data Stream

    Toronto-based startup TrendSpottr today announced a new partnership with Salesforce that will see its product made available to the larger company’s customers directly through the Salesforce Marketing Cloud. TrendSpottr will now deliver real-time, predictive analytics to Salesforce’s massive customer base, providing them with the tools it has developed to spot emerging trends… Read More

  • Signs Of The Semantic Web Surface In Salesforce.com Radian6

    Signs Of The Semantic Web Surface In Salesforce.com Radian6

    The Semantic Web’s promise is about developing common frameworks that allows data to be shared and reused across applications and platforms. At its heart comes the understanding that applications are loosely coupled. The apps connect with APIs that form a glue. The data travels between these apps, which is increasingly analyzed to discover its meaning and value. You can see this in action… Read More

  • Twitter Turns Its Tweet Firehose On For Saleforce’s Radian6 In New Enterprise Deal

    Twitter Turns Its Tweet Firehose On For Saleforce’s Radian6 In New Enterprise Deal

    As enterprise companies like Salesforce and Oracle continue to sharpen their social media services for enterprises, Twitter is locking arms with one of them in a strategic alliance. Radian6, the social media monitoring service bought by Salesforce in March 2011 for $326 million, has announced that it has signed a strategic alliance with Twitter that gives Radian6 customers “complete… Read More

  • Salesforce Debuts The New Radian6-Powered Social Marketing And Monitoring Cloud

    Salesforce Debuts The New Radian6-Powered Social Marketing And Monitoring Cloud

    Radian6, which was acquired by Salesforce for $326 million earlier this year, has offered some of the world’s largest brands a web-based social media monitoring platform. Brands like Dell, GE, Southwest Airlines, Kodak and UPS use the service to monitor, analyze and engage in ‘hundreds of millions’ of social media conversations. But until now, Salesforce has not… Read More

  • Competing Against The Big Guys

    Competing Against The Big Guys

    The narrative of the little guy going up against the hulking giant is baked into the history of Silicon Valley, starting with the traitorous eight leaving Shockley Semiconductor to subsequently found Intel, AMD, Kleiner Perkins, and many other industry disruptors of their time.  Fighting unnaturally large battles is part of the technology industry’s DNA, and yet it would seem that… Read More

  • Salesforce’s Radian6 Takes Social Media Monitoring Platform Mobile With New iOS App

    Salesforce’s Radian6 Takes Social Media Monitoring Platform Mobile With New iOS App

    Radian6, which was acquired by Salesforce for $326 million earlier this year, has offered some of the world’s largest brands a web-based social media monitoring platform. But the company has not offered a mobile component to clients to monitor brands on the go, until now. Today, Salesforce’s Radian6 is announcing its first mobile presence with a new iOS app. Radian6 helps… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang on Rackspace and Chatter

    Gillmor Gang 5.9.11 (TCTV)

    The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — inaugurated a new kind of Gillmor Gang. To the undisclosed, it looks the same: silly chat, mangled technology disruptions, and dead air. To the more clueful, who recognize we’re entering a new age of social media, the intersection of social monitoring and proactive brand creation tools spells… Read More

  • Salesforce Closes $326M Acquisition Of Social Media Monitoring Company Radian6

    A little over a month after announcing the $326 million acquisition of social media monitoring company Radian6, Salesforce has closed the deal. The purchase of Radian6 is Salesforce’s largest acquisition to date. Radian6 helps clients like Dell, GE, Kodak and UPS monitor, analyze and engage in ‘hundreds of millions’ of social media conversations. Salesforce will be using… Read More

  • Why Salesforce Overpaid For Radian6

    As you may have heard, yesterday Salesforce announced the $326 million purchase of social media monitoring company Radian6, the CRM company’s largest acquisition to date. While we know that Salesforce has been actively pushing its social strategy with the debut of a Twitter and Facebook-like Chatter and the Service Cloud 3, $300-million plus is a lot of money for the CRM giant to shell… Read More

  • Salesforce Buys Social Media Monitoring Company Radian6 For $326 Million

    Salesforce Buys Social Media Monitoring Company Radian6 For $326 Million

    Cloud computing giant Salesforce.com has acquired social media monitoring company Radian6 for approximately $276 million in cash and $50 million in stock, net of cash. In addition, approximately $10 million in stock and $4 million in cash will be issued to Radian6’s founders (subject to vesting conditions over two years). Radian6 helps clients like Dell, GE, Kodak and UPS monitor… Read More

  • Radian6 acquires UK-based social media firm 6Consulting

    Radian6, which has been making waves in social media monitoring space for the past few years, has extended its global reach with the acquisition of UK-based social media firm 6Consulting. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 6Consulting’s clients include Kellogg’s, EDF, Dyson, Fujitsu, Sony Ericsson, the Metropolitan Police as well as many of the region’s PR and ad agencies. Read More

  • Radian6 Acquires Social Media Firm 6Consulting

    Radian6, which has been making waves in social media monitoring space for the past few years, has extended its global reach with the acquisition of UK-based social media firm 6Consulting. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 6Consulting’s clients include Kellogg’s, EDF, Dyson, Fujitsu, Sony Ericsson, the Metropolitan Police as well as many of the region’s PR and ad agencies. Read More

  • Radian6 Launches Powerful Social Media Engagement and Monitoring Console For Brands And Agencies


    Brands are engaging in the conversations that are taking place on social media sites now more than ever. But in order to tap into the social conversations that are taking place on the web, brands and agencies need to have a powerful tool to track, measure and engage sites such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and others. One of the leaders in the social media tracking space, Radian6, is launching… Read More