Did Twitter predict Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales results?

There’s been lots of talk lately about whether tweets can predict social and market trends. Recent data have demonstrated links between what’s posted on Twitter and the stock market, flu rates, even election results. So, what can Twitter tell us about shopping and holiday spending? Early reports about this year’s Black Friday and Cyber MondayMore

New TweetReach Pro Dashboard

We’ve added a shiny new dashboard to TweetReach Pro accounts! We’ve put our most powerful analysis tool, the Tracker, front and center to help Pro account holders get the most from TweetReach. Next time you log in to your TweetReach Pro account, you’ll see a new home page that displays your recent Trackers and snapshots reports, andMore

Find the tweets you want: How to search Twitter like a pro

If you weren’t able to make our How to Search Twitter Like a Pro webinar today, the slides are below. We covered the basics of Twitter search, advanced search operators, messy or unreliable search operators, Twitter search limitations, and our tips for how to get the best results from your Twitter search. Let us knowMore

How to search Twitter like a Pro webinar

Getting relevant, useful and actionable data from Twitter can be difficult. There are nearly 100 million tweets posted to Twitter every single day, and most of those are spam or simply irrelevant. Culling the mass of tweets down to the ones that matter to you –  tweets about your brand, promotion, competitor or client –More

Should #SFRiot have been “real” news?

If you don’t live in San Francisco you probably wouldn’t know that things got pretty out of control in parts of the city after the Giants won the World Series. I was at 22nd and Mission standing beside a smoldering mattress when the riot police showed up, so I got to see some of thisMore

How to work around Twitter’s search limitations

One of the biggest challenges we face with TweetReach is the 1500-tweet, 5-day restriction on Twitter search results. We completely understand why this limitation exists; it’s both difficult and expensive for Twitter to keep billions of tweets accessible in their Search API. But we also know how hard and frustrating it is for you toMore

Measuring the real-time impact of news on Twitter

A Shooting on Campus On Friday, September 28, 2010, a 19-year-old college sophomore took an AK-47 to the University of Texas at Austin campus, fired numerous shots, and then killed himself in the Perry-Castaneda Library. Fortunately no one else was injured in this incident, but it was a scary and sad day for thousands ofMore

Jose Cuervo drinking Captain Morgan under the Twitter table

Here at TweetReach, we’ve never been ones to turn down a good drink – and based on results from two TweetReach Trackers we’ve been running, neither have Twitter users. Over the last few weeks, we’ve been tracking keywords, hashtags and @replies related to both Jose Cuervo tequila and Captain Morgan rum – and an interestingMore

Twitter upgrades search, you get more tweets in reports

Great news - Twitter has upgraded its search architecture! What this means for you is that the search index is much bigger than it used to be, so we can go back further in the archive to retrieve tweets for reports. TweetReach reports will now include tweets from the past 7-8 days, and this number couldMore