Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Tool Called Dataminr Hunts for News in the Din of Twitter - NYTimes.com

All the news that's fit to extract?

"“On the whole this is one of the best technical tools we have,” said Richard T. Griffiths, senior editorial director at CNN. “Besides our local affiliates, it is probably our best source of story leads, and you live or die by your leads.”

Dataminr was started in 2009 as an information-discovery tool for Wall Street traders and money managers looking to gain an investment edge as well as for public sector institutions. But the company has broadened its services as news organizations look for ways to analyze the vast amounts of information on social media like Twitter and YouTube for the next big thing, whether it be news or a hot new band."
Tool Called Dataminr Hunts for News in the Din of Twitter - NYTimes.com
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