social media management

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 buys Komfo from Sitecore as social media management consolidates, a startup out of Denmark that helps businesses manage their presence across social media and messaging platforms, has acquired a competitor in a wider trend of consolidation in the market f

GoDaddy is acquiring social media marketing platform Main Street Hub for $125M

GoDaddy is acquiring Main Street Hub, an Austin-based social media marketing platform. The deal is for $125M in cash plus up to $50M in potential future earn outs, and is expected to close late in Q2

Linkkle is a super simple tool for all your social media links

Decisions, decisions. Do you link to your Instagram profile on your Twitter feed or your Facebook page? Or maybe you want to showcase your Github, LinkedIn and Pinterest pages but there's only one URL

Sprinklr acquires Little Bird, a tool for finding experts on anything via Twitter

New York marketing tech firm Sprinklr has acquired Portland-based Little Bird, according to Sprinklr founder and CEO Ragy Thomas. Little Bird was founded in 2011 to help researchers quickly find the t

Sprout Social Raises $42M For Its Marketing Tools

Sprout Social is announcing a big Series C round of funding — the company says it has raised $42 million from Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division and New Enterprise Associates. Brands usi

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="">Falcon Social</a>, a social media man

LocalVox Buys Postling To Give SMBs A One-Stop Shop For Social Media Management & Local Marketing

If you don't live in New York City, you may not have heard of <a target="_blank" href="">LocalVox</a>. But the startup, which aims to simplify local marketing for small businesses

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