Best Industries 2012: Big Data | 5 Markets Making Waves

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Social Media Activity

Big companies are desperate for a way to capture the millions of tweets, Facebook posts, YouTube videos, and Tumblr pages that mention their product or service. That’s where Gnip, a company based in Boulder, Colorado, has found a niche market. Gnip collects and manages public high-volume streams from multiple social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Wordpress, and StumbleUpon. The company also offers its customers a searchable 30-day, full historical database of Twitter.