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Boulder, Colo. – Gnip, a provider of social media data
monetization services, has raised $2 million in new financing, All Things D
reported, citing a regulatory filing.
Boulder, Colo.-based Gnip yesterday also
announced a lucrative deal to become the first authorized reseller of Twitter’s
"firehose" data stream.
That deal will see customers pay between
$5,000 per month for access to 10% of all tweets, and $30,000 per month for 50%
The company has now raised a total of $6.6 million to date.
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San Francisco – Twitter has signed a deal to make Gnip the
first authorized re-seller of its data feed. Gnip’s Social Media API will offer
a "Halfhose" feed, comprised of 50% of the full Twitter
"firehose" of real-time data; a "Mentionhose," that
includes all mentions of a particular user, including replies and retweets; and
a "Decahose," comprising 10% of the full firehose.