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Press release from PR Newswire

Twitter Content Incorporated into Factiva

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Twitter Content Incorporated into Factiva05:00 EDT Thursday, May 17, 2012Selected Streams from Influential Tweeters Cover more than 30 IndustriesNEW YORK, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Twitter streams are now available in Factiva, providing customers with relevant and timely social content alongside its vast archive of traditional media sources and blogs. The curated Twitter content in Factiva covers 31 industries, including energy, financial services and technology, with a focus on the most influential tweeters from around the globe. The real time content is available via Factiva Snapshot, a business search tool with news dashboards that help businesses to efficiently gather intelligence and identify trends, opportunities and risks. "We know that there is real business intelligence available on Twitter," said David Chivers, vice president of Factiva, Dow Jones & Company. "We've placed that intelligence in a dashboard alongside our traditional and blog content to give Factiva customers an up-to-the second look at what influential individuals in various industries are talking about. Customers benefit from receiving only the most meaningful industry-specific tweets without all of the noise." Factiva leverages a combination of technology and editorial staff to curate content from Twitter's "firehose." The selected Twitter streams complement the wide range of content in Factiva, including more than 35,000 leading media sources, of which 8,000 are top business blogs. Many of these leading sources are not available on the Web. For more information about Factiva, visit http://www.dowjones.com/pr/factiva, and to learn more about Dow Jones, visit www.dowjones.com.About Factiva Factiva is one of the largest, most global digital business aggregators and archives in the world. Geared for business decision making on desktop and mobile environments, its global news collection includes more than 35,000 sources from nearly 200 countries in 26 languages. Factiva's combination of global content and business search and monitoring technologies offers professionals timely, reliable and relevant knowledge for business advantage.About Dow Jones Dow Jones & Company is a global provider of news and business information and a developer of technology to deliver content to consumers and organizations across multiple platforms. Dow Jones produces newspapers, newswires, Web sites, apps, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, radio and video. Its premier brands include The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, SmartMoney and All Things D. Its information services combine technology with news and data to support business decision making. The company pioneered the first successful paid online news site and its industry leading innovation enables it to serve customers wherever they may be, via the Web, mobile devices and tablets. The Dow Jones Local Media Group publishes community newspapers, Web sites and other products in six U.S. states. Dow Jones & Company (www.dowjones.com) is a News Corporation company (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com).SOURCE Dow Jones & CompanyFor further information: Shannon Sullivan, Dow Jones & Company, +1-609-627-2312, Shannon.sullivan@dowjones.com, or Kate Dobbin, +44-207-573-4106, kate.dobbin@dowjones.com