Loic Le Meur

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Knowledge Identifier: &HootSuite



Social media management system for brand management created by Ryan Holmes in 2008 add

Category: Business (10)

Founded in 2008.

Countries: (60%), United States (20%), France (10%)

Main connections: Twitter, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, Reddit

Linked to: Facebook, AOL, Banana Republic, Blumberg Capital




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In 2008, Ryan Holmes had a specific need for a tool to effectively manage multiple social media networks at his digital services agency, Invoke Media add something


"'HootSuite"' is a social media management system for brand management created by Ryan Holmes in 2008 add something


The first iteration of this social media management system launched on November 28, 2008 in the form of a Twitter dashboard called BrightKit add something


In November 2009, the HootSuite dashboard expanded its offering to further support Facebook and LinkedIn, allowing with the capability to use Twitter Lists add something


As of June 2010, the service manages over one million social media accounts for 400,000 unique users add something


Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud - Shortly before 5 am ET on April 21, 2011, an outage started at EC2's Northern Virginia data center that brought down several websites, including Foursquare, Springpad, Reddit, Quora, and Hootsuite


It was a 2012 nominee for the Webby Awards add something


In July 2012, an employee informed"Forbes" magazine that the company's team consisted of 200 employees at that time add something


HootSuite bought out Seesmic in September 2012 add something


In September 2012, Hootsuite acquired Seesmic, a customer relationship management system, and competitor add something - In September 2012, Seesmic was acquired by HootSuite


Loic Le Meur - In September 2012, Seesmic was acquired by HootSuite for nothing


As of August 1, 2013, HootSuite is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, operates on a freemium model, and has over 7 million users in more than 175 countries add something


On the heels of that success, HootSuite have expanded the program even further for 2014 add something


In February 2017, Hootsuite announced its acquisition of LiftMetrix, a leading social media analytics company and AdEspresso, a Social Ad-Tech leader add something