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Twitter has bought its long-time collaborator Gnip, a analytics firm that should help the social media firm turn its red balance sheets black. Gnip specializes in taking social media feeds and studying them to extract financially useful information. It's one of four companies with access to Twitter's firehose of feeds, and …

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  1. frank ly

    Can anyone explain for me ....

    ... the kind of service that Gnip provides to its clients, using practical examples? I have a feeling that it's "how many people in Colorado 'liked' cornflakes in the past 3 months?", but it may be more interesting than that.

  2. Dan 55 Silver badge
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    Snakeoil

    Thanks to Gnip I know that everybody's selling it, from Twitter to Wall Street!

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