Gnip Debuts Partner Program

Gnip, the social data provider which supplies social data streams to developers, said Tuesday that it has launched a new partnership program called Plugged In To Gnip. The company said the program allows partners to showcase their use of Gnip's social data. Initial partners in the program include IBM, EMC Greenplum, Splunk, Brandwatch, Hottolink, NetBase, FirstRain, Union Metrics, uberVU, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, Clarabridge, Infochimps and Networked Insights. Gnip offers up APIs for access to data from such sites as Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, and many others.