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Build Better Social Solutions Faster with the DataSift Library

The launch of DataSift VEDO introduced new features to allow you to add structure to social data. Alongside VEDO we also introduced the DataSift library - a great new resource to inspire you and make your life easier. Benefit from our experience and build better solutions faster. What? Why? Where? We've introduced the DataSift library to help you to benefit from our experience working with our customers. CSDL (our filtering and tagging language) is extremely powerful, but it might not be...

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Build Reusable Tagging And Scoring Rules To Use Across Your Projects

The launch of DataSift VEDO introduced new features to allow you to add structure to social data. In my last few posts I introduced you to tags, tag namespaces and scoring and explained how you can use these features to classify data before it reaches your application. In this post I will show you how once you’ve spent time building these rules, you can reuse them across many projects, getting maximum value for your hard work. Creating A Reusable Tag Definition On our platform a...

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Introducing Scoring - Attach Confidence, Quality And Rank To Your Social Data

The launch of DataSift VEDO introduced new features to allow you to add structure to social data. In my last posts I introduced you to tags and tag namespaces and explained how you can use these features to categorise data before it reaches your application. Alongside tagging our latest release also introduces scoring, which I’ll cover today. Scoring builds upon tagging by allowing you to attach relative numeric values to interactions. Scoring allows you to reflect the subtleties of...

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Keeping Tags Organised Using Namespaces

The launch of DataSift VEDO introduced new features to allow you to add structure to social data. In my last post I introduced you to tagging and explained how you can use the feature to categorise data before it reaches your application. In this post I'll introduce you to tag namespaces, a simple and elegant way to organise tags sets. Many of our customers have built tag sets containing hundreds of tags for their project. As you use tagging more and more you'll find that namespaces are a...

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Introducing Tags - Categorise Data To Fit Your Model

The launch of DataSift VEDO introduced new features to allow you add structure to social data. These new features allow you to add custom metadata to social interactions, saving you post-processing work in your application. In this post I’ll introduce you to tagging, and explain why this will make working with social data a whole load easier. Tagging allows you to categorise data to match your business model. Keep watching this space as over the next few posts I’ll cover all...

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