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BackType

BackType

BackType provides a marketing intelligence platform for brands and agencies. It participated in the S08 cohort of Y Combinator.

BackType, a Y Combinator startup that launched in August, is a sort of "Twitter for comments" that aggregates comments from millions of blogs into a single, searchable, parsable stream.



hey launched a new feature called Alerts that will let users track keywords included in comments on tracked blogs - a sort of Google Alerts for blog comments.



They also launched a new feature called Subscriptions, which allow users to track comments on any blog post. Many blogs already have a built in feature that emails readers when a new comment is left on a post to let them keep up with the discussion. BackType now allows people to duplicate the feature for blogs that don't have it.

Timeline

July 5, 2011

Announced in a tweet from Twitter PR Tuesday afternoon, it looks like the BackType team will join Twitter's platform team and work on technology for publishers.

April 8, 2009

BackType Connect For WordPress Brings The Web's Conversation To Your Blog

December 18, 2008

Today they launched a new feature called Alerts that will let users track keywords included in comments on tracked blogs - a sort of Google Alerts for blog comments.

They also launched a new feature today called Subscriptions, which allow users to track comments on any blog post.

August 27, 2008

BackType, A Twitter For Comments

August 2008

BackType, a Y Combinator startup that launched in August, is a sort of "Twitter for comments" that aggregates comments from millions of blogs into a single, searchable, parsable stream.

2008

Winners of the 2008 Crunchies

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Christopher Golda

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Michael Montano

Co-Founder



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