DataSift Launches Open Source Query Builder, Aims To Embed Social Monitoring In Enterprise Tools

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http://techcrunch.com – Social monitoring startup DataSift is releasing an open source, embeddable version of its Query Builder today, allowing anyone to customize and embed the company’s tool for conducting social media searches. Co-founder and CTO Nick Halstead told me that DataSift’s “key differentiator” is its focus on “getting the right answer,” rather than just overwhelming its customers with data. The Query Builder is an important part of that, allowing customers to create highly specific searches using a visual interface, with no coding required. (The company says it monito (IT news)