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How Best to Filter for Twitter @Mentions

First off, there are a number of targets you should be aware of when filtering for @mentions of Twitter usernames: Tweets twitter.user.id - The ID of the Twitter user that sent this Tweet twitter.user.screen_name - The @username of the Twitter user that sent this Tweet twitter.mentions - An array…

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Bitly, DataSift and Links Resolution

Bitly, the #1 link sharing platform, powering 75 percent of the world’s largest media companies and half of the Fortune 500 companies, with over 20,000 white-labeled domains, generates a lot of traffic: 80M new links a day and 200M clicks/day. In other words, on average, over 2,000 people click on a…

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Bitly, Links, and Metadata

Today, Datasift announces two new link resolution services. First, we're delighted to be partnering with bitly, the #1 link sharing platform, which powers 75 percent of the world’s largest media companies and half of the Fortune 500 companies. With over 20,000 white-labeled domains, bitly generates 2…

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Open Graph and Twitter Cards

Today we announce our new data source, the bitly input stream. With 200M clicks a day, it provides an excellent augmentation to the links embedded in Tweets and in messages from other data sources. In the past, we could see which content was being shared; we can now see which links are actually…

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Recording and exporting data

The DataSift UI has a new tab. You can now use the Tasks tab to manage recording and exporting of the output data received from your streams. You can also use it to record and track Historic queries. Recordings can be scheduled or you can start a recording and manually stop it. When a recording has…

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