DataSift Now Offering Historical Social Data Analysis Across Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Bitly & More Combined

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http://techcrunch.com – Fresh on the heels of its deal with Tumblr for access to the Tumblr “firehose,” social data platform DataSift is putting that data, and more, to good use with the launch of a new API that performs historical analysis across Twitter, Tumblr, and Bit.ly “firehoses,” as well as data pulled from forums, blogs and public Facebook data. With “Historic Preview,” as DataSift is calling it, developers have the ability to perform historical analysis across all sources combined, using four different analysis types. These include: frequency distribution, numeric statist (IT news)