Gnip and Hottolink Form Strategic Alliance
The World's Largest Social Data Provider and The Leader in Japanese Social Media Analytics Team Up to Serve the Japanese Market
BOULDER, COLO., Nov. 13, 2012 — Gnip, the world's largest and most trusted provider of social data, and Hottolink, the leader in social media monitoring in Japan, today announced a strategic alliance to better serve Twitter data to the Japanese market.
Through this alliance, Hottolink will have access to Gnip's suite of products that serve data from Twitter's full firehose. This data will power Hottolink's social media listening platform with ongoing access to both Japanese Tweets and Tweets in every other language. By partnering with Hottolink, Gnip will have access to Hottolink's technology and expertise, enabling Gnip to better meet the needs of the Japanese market.
"We're thrilled to be working with a partner like Hottolink, who knows the ins and outs of social media monitoring in Japan," said Jud Valeski, CEO and Founder of Gnip. "Over 10% of the Twitter firehose is in Japanese and Hottolink's technology and expertise in analyzing Japanese social data are unmatched. We look forward to a long and productive partnership."
"Our partnership with Gnip offers us unparalleled access to the full firehose of Twitter data, from the daily realtime stream to the full historical archive of Tweets back to 2006," said Koki Uchiyama, CEO of Hottolink. "The combination of the world's largest provider of social data and the leader in social media analytics in Japan will ensure a robust and reliable solution for Japanese customers."
Hottolink is the largest Japanese social data provider and leader in Japanese social media analytics. Hottolink has provided its listening platform since 2005 and its strong functions enable customers to search and analyze a massive amount of social data interactively in real time. Hottolink has delivered its service for over 650 customers. For more information, email email@example.com or visit http://www.hottolink.co.jp/.
Gnip is the world's largest and most trusted provider of social media data, serving customers in a range of industries from social media monitoring and business intelligence to finance and government. Gnip's customers deliver social media analytics to over 90% of the Fortune 500. Gnip delivers more than 100 billion realtime social data activities each month, providing access to data from dozens of sources including Twitter, Tumblr, WordPress, Disqus and more. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://gnip.com.
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