Monthly Archives: October 2010

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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How to make sexy Twitter charts for your CEO

We’ve all been there. Your company or client has just completed a product launch. There seemed to be a lot of people talking about it on Twitter, so back slaps and fist bumps abound. And then the inevitable happens: your … Continue reading

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Monitoring your brand in social media

We came across this piece over the weekend from the BBC about monitoring social media, and how it’s no longer something companies can ignore. In the past, an unhappy customer would complain to the company and then tell a few … Continue reading

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