Twitter acquires Vancouver startup Dabble DB to develop real-time analytics dashboard

Posted by Knowlton Thomas

dabble dbEarlier this year, Twitter acquired Dabble DB, a startup founded in Vancouver.

Expanding upon Dabble's efforts, the explosively trendy social networking site has plans to develop a real-time analytics dashboard. It will be available for free to a limited number of beta testers toward the end of this year. The announcement was made by Twitter's business development executive Ross Hoffman at the Sports Marketing 2.0 Summit in San Francisco this week.

The rumour mill is spinning on this one, so any further facts can't be guaranteed, but it's fairly likely that Twitter will follow through with some form of analytics tool in the near future.

The big questions involve access and money: Will all users be able to access the final product, or only companies? Will it be free for everyone? Or perhaps no one, as Twitter is aiming to monetize ASAP?

Time tells all!

Company:
Dabble DB
Website:
http://www.dabbledb.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dabble lets you work with data on your own terms. You can import data from spreadsheets or databases — or just start from scratch. Then build your own application as you like and extend it or change it as you go. Dabble lets you restructure and redefine how you organize your data on a whim. more

Company:
Twitter
Website:
http://www.twitter.com
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States

Twitter is a privately funded startup with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. Started as a side project in March of 2006, Twitter has grown into a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices. In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens—from breaking world news to updates... more


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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys playing tennis or otherwise enjoying the outdoors. more



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