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How To Update Filters On-The-Fly And Build Dynamic Social Solutions

It would be easy if the world around us was static, but in practice things are always changing. Nowhere is this truer than in the world of social networks; users are constantly following new friends and expressing new thoughts. The filter you wrote yesterday is probably already out-of-date! On the…

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Facebook Pages Managed Source Enhancements

Taking into account some great customer feedback, on May 1st, 2014 we released a number of minor changes to our Facebook Pages Managed Source. Potential Breaking Changes Facebook Page Like and Comment Counts have been Deprecated The facebook_page.likes_count and facebook_page.comment_count fields…

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Platform Updates - Content Age Filtering, Larger Compressed Data Deliveries

This is a quick post to update you on some changes we've introduced recently to help you work with our platform and make your life a little easier. Filtering On Content Age We aim to deliver you data as soon as we possibly can, but for some sources there can be a delay between publication to the…

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Chinese Tokenization - Generate Accurate Insight From Chinese Sources Including Sina Weibo

We all know that China is a vitally important market for any international brand. Until recently it has been difficult to access conversation from Chinese networks and tooling support for East Asian languages has been limited. This is why at DataSift we're proud to not only now offer access to Sina…

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Using Japanese Tokenization To Generate More Accurate Insight

At the heart of DataSift’s social data platform is a filtering engine that allows companies to target the text, content and conversations that they want to extract for analysis. We are proud to announce that we have expanded our platform to include Japanese, one of the fastest growing international m…

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