See What’s Hot at SXSW with the SXSW Trendspotter

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Mar 8, 2013 
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Over the past few years, following hashtags on Twitter has become the default way SXSW festivalgoers let each other know where they are, what’s happening and what’s hot.  This is also one of the top ways that brands, film producers and bands promote their presence at SXSW.

The trouble is, with thousands of hashtags and millions of tweets, the Twitter conversation around SXSW is more of a cacophony than a symphony.

That’s why this year, Mashable and Topsy have teamed up to turn the SXSW social chatter into useful insights.

Introducing the SXSW Trendspotter, a mobile-enabled website that lets anyone see what’s trending at SXSW, based on real-time analysis of Twitter conversations.

The SXSW Trendspotter gives you up-to-the-minute insights into:

  • Which topics are trending;
  • Which start-ups, brands, bands and films are getting the most buzz;
  • Which sessions and events are the most popular;
  • Details about the top tweets, news, photos and videos around each topic, and more!

Happy trendspotting!

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Topsy provides deep, comprehensive analyses of hundreds of billions of Tweets and web pages gathered from millions of unique websites, blogs and social media services. Topsy’s platform leverages these social conversations to index, analyze and rank content and trends. With instant access to conversations from moments ago or years ago, Topsy enables users to discover, quantify, predict and make decisions using the world’s most powerful social analytics products.

Topsy’s solutions are used by some of the largest global marketing, news, entertainment, and financial organizations to stay on top of breaking events, design and optimize content and communication, quantify market trends and customer feedback, measure competitor mindshare and predict what’s about to happen.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Topsy is backed by BlueRun Ventures, Ignition Partners, Founders Fund and Scott Banister.

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