Hootsuite nabs $50M in growth capital for its social media management platform, passes 16M customers

Over the last several years, social media has become a critical and central way for businesses to communicate, and market to, their customers. Now, one of the startups that helped spearhead this trend

Instagram now allows businesses to schedule their posts

Instagram today made a long overdue change to its product that social media managers have wanted for some time – it will allow businesses on Instagram to schedule their posts. Before, there were

Hootsuite acquires Snapchat analytics tool from Naritiv

Hootsuite, a platform that helps enterprises and brands manage their presence on social media, has made an acquisition to help those customers track their activities on the social platform of the mome

Hootsuite acquires AdEspresso as it moves into paid content, social ads

Hootsuite, the startup and platform that lets marketers manage a company’s interactions across a range of social media networks, is getting into the business of paid content. Today, it is anno

The barbell effect of machine learning

Machine learning will have a barbell effect on the technology landscape. On one hand, it will democratize basic intelligence through the commoditization and diffusion of services like image recognitio

Screw Those $300 Standing Desks. This Cardboard One Is $25

Is sitting at a computer all day making you fat, but standing desks are too expensive? The Hootsuite CEO’s nifty new side project could save your spine and slim your belly. Oristand is a $25 sta

Social Platform Hootsuite Adds $60M To Its Coffers, Buys Zeetl To Integrate Voice

Hootsuite, a platform that lets businesses and individuals monitor and manage social media interactions across some 35 different social networks, is stepping up its game with yet more funding and a

Women In Tech: It’s Not Just A Pipeline Problem

Why are there so embarrassingly few women in the tech industry? Repeat after me, robotically, defensively: "It's a pipeline problem!" So says David Cohen of TechStars, echoing many others, e.g. Paul G

HootSuite Buys UberVU To Expand Analytics On Its Social Media Management Platform

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.hootsuite.com">HootSuite</a> -- a platform for enterprises to manage their presence on social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Instagram and many mor

Social Sharing App Buffer Doubles Down On Its Premium Business Product With Google Analytics, Follower Tracking

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.bufferapp.com">Buffer</a> -- the popular desktop/mobile app for sharing content across multiple social networks  that hit a major stumbling block it hit last autu

Europe’s Falcon Social Picks Up $8M For Its All-In-One Social Media Management Solution, Eyes Up U.S. Move

The rising tide of Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites continues to lift enterprise boats: today, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.falconsocial.com">Falcon Social</a>, a social media man

HootSuite Raises $165M Series B Round From Insight, Accel And OMERS To Go Large On Enterprise Social Media Monitoring

It was a little over a year ago when we reported that Vancouver-based <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hootsuite.com">HootSuite</a>, the platform that lets enterprises manage social media accounts,

Twitter Launches Ads API, So Marketers Can Run Campaigns Through Adobe, Salesforce, Others

Twitter just <a target="_blank" href="http://advertising.twitter.com/2013/02/announcing-twitter-ads-api_20.html">announced via blog post</a> that it has launched an advertising API, which will allow b

HootSuite Gets Creative, Now Integrates Vimeo For Video, WordPress For Blogs, And Pinterest Tracking

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.hootsuite.com">HootSuite</a>, now at 5 million users, built its reputation as an enterprise tool to manage engagement on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter,

Post-Seesmic Buy, Hootsuite Passes Five Million Dashboard Signups; Says Expansion Into Europe, Asia Powering Its Growth

A user milestone for social media management tool Hootsuite: the company has passed five million signups. It says expansion into Europe and Asia is driving its growth, and notes that while its first m

HootSuite’s Conversations Adds Real-Time Chat To Its Social Media Dashboard

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.hootsuite.com">HootSuite</a> has carved out a position as a popular way for businesses to manage their social media profiles on sites like Twitter, Facebook and Lin

Twitter’s API Crackdown May Be Bad For Users, Even If They Never Notice

This week <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/05/twitter-officially-launches-v1-1-of-its-api-developers-have-until-march-5-2013-to-switch/">Twitter launched its new API</a>. There are still l

HootSuite CEO: We’re Buying Seesmic For The Users, Not The Tech [Interview]

TechCrunch first reported <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/05/after-long-startup-journey-seesmic-nearing-sale-to-social-media-management-service-hootsuite/">earlier today</a> that enterpri

Another Piece In Twitter’s Money Puzzle: Teaming Up With HootSuite To Cross-Sell Ads

When Twitter published its <a target="_blank" href="https://dev.twitter.com/blog/changes-coming-to-twitter-api">latest thinking</a> on how its API would evolve, and what <del>developers</del> it wante

Yammer Gets HootSuite Integration, A New “Inbox” and Its Own Design Improvements Independent of Microsoft

<a target="_blank" href="http://yammer.com">Yammer's </a>first new release under the Microsoft umbrella has nothing to do with Microsoft. It's not about integrating with Sharepoint or Microsoft Dynami
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