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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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Announcing DataSift VEDO - Giving Structure To Social Data

Today we announced the arrival of DataSift VEDO. In this post I’ll outline what this means to you as a developer or analyst. DataSift VEDO gives you a robust solution to add structure to social data, solving one of the common challenges when working with unstructured ‘big data’. VEDO lets you define rules to classify data so that it fits your business model. The data delivered to your application needs less post-processing and is much easier to work with. The new features...

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