Brandwatch Blog Articles by Amy Collins

Amy Collins

@amy_co106

Amy is VP of Product for Data at Brandwatch. Her responsibilities include developing the data strategy, data partnerships and acquisition and for owning the roadmap of new data products. She's a keen sailor and is mum to two little girls.

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Amy Collins

@amy_co106

Amy is VP of Product for Data at Brandwatch. Her responsibilities include developing the data strategy, data partnerships and acquisition and for owning the roadmap of new data products. She's a keen sailor and is mum to two little girls.

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Your Questions Answered: Instagram API Changes

Following the wider industry stories around improper use of user data taken from Facebook, there has been widespread news this week about Instagram’s sudden throttling of access to its API. We’ve had a number of questions come in about how Brandwatch is affected by this, so we thought we’d address them publicly, here on the […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on April 3rd 2018

Amy Collins on Data: Introducing Premium Sina Weibo Data Bundles

Following on from last week’s Facebook announcements, I’ve got another new data product to launch: Sina Weibo. Overview: Sina Weibo For the uninitiated, Sina Weibo is a huge Chinese social network. Weibo simply means “microblog” – so it’s closest western equivalent is probably Twitter:  503 million registered users (71% of total Chinese internet population) 340 […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on December 13th 2017

Amy Collins on Data: 5 Exciting Announcements about our Facebook Data

Facebook data remains the most coveted data amongst our customer base and speaking to many of you, your thirst for it is unquenchable. In today’s Data Blog, I have a number of really exciting innovations to share on our Facebook data coverage. You may remember that I wrote a blog talking about how Facebook data […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on November 29th 2017

Ten Questions on Facebook Data

Where has my data blog series been? Well it’s been a busy time of year for us and it’s been really exciting announcing so much new data at “Now You Know 2017” (our user conference in Denver). I’ve had a few people poke me to ask where I went, so now that the dust has […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on June 23rd 2017

Brandwatch First to Compliantly Offer Access to Reddit Data

If you’re looking to chat with your friends, you head to Facebook. If you want to catch up with news, you log in to Twitter. But if you want a private place to share and express your creativity, your stories, and your opinions, you go to Reddit. Reddit is a unique source of data that […] Read more

Announcement By Amy Collins on May 17th 2017

Amy Collins on Data: Blogs and Instagram Update

This week’s blog will focus on the data coverage news from the Brandwatch Data teams: I’ve got news to share on global blog coverage and an Instagram engineering update. Global blog feed has gone live   I’m happy to be able to share that we just turned on a new data source which is a global feed of blogs […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on March 29th 2017

Amy Collins on Data: AsiaPac News Coverage and Data Partnerships Roadmap

As you know, this blog series is to increase transparency about the ongoing work we’re doing in the Data team within Brandwatch. It’s not meant to act as big, glossy marketing, more to be the word on the ground as we gear up for the main marketing reveal. We’re going to be sharing the news as […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on March 16th 2017

Amy Collins on Data: Video Q&A

This week, I sit down with the wonderful Phil Agnew, our Product Marketing Manager for Data to talk through a pile of common questions that we get asked about. Watch on to hear us talk about our new data product, Unlimited Historical Data, Instagram social data and our Data roadmap. If all that hasn’t sold you on giving […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on March 6th 2017

Amy Collins on Data: Introducing Four New AsiaPac Data Feeds

In a recent blog post, I shared our plan to make Brandwatch the number one destination for social data covering the Asia Pacific region. In today’s blog, I’m going to update you on a data partnership deal that we recently signed and that our engineering team are in the process of integrating. Read more

Product By Amy Collins on March 2nd 2017

Amy Collins on Data: Seven Questions Answered About Brandwatch Instagram Data

In my last blog, I wrote about our big focus in Quarter 1 of 2017, AsiaPac data coverage. I didn’t talk about our other major stream of work: improvements to our in-house crawling technologies. Our Data Crawling team own all of our crawled sources such as Facebook, Instagram, blogs, forums and news sites. I’m going […] Read more

Product By Amy Collins on February 16th 2017