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Super Bowl 50: Check out the buzz on Netvibes’ Live Dashboard


This Sunday, American football teams the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers will meet on the field to determine the winner of Super Bowl 50. Before the first kickoff, the battle is already raging online in the media and across social networks. Who will come out on top in the battle of mentions? Watch it all unfold on Netvibes’ live dashboard for Super Bowl 50!

Netvibes Super Bowl DashboardThe Netvibes dashboard will track and analyze the online conversation though Game Day to uncover important data insights around the teams, players and coaches, as well as the big Brands airing Super Bowl TV commercials. Explore the dashboard to discover daily and hourly trends, such as:

  • Who is more popular: the Broncos or the Panthers?
  • What is the sentiment around the Super Bowl? Positive, Negative or Neutral
  • Which Quarterback is mentioned most on Twitter?
  • Which car company saw the biggest spike in mentions during the commercial break?

Excited for the commercials? You can even watch some of the ads right from the dashboard.

On Monday after the game, we will post the most interesting data insights here on the Netvibes blog. In the meantime, check out the free dashboard to see all the live stats: http://superbowl50.netvibesbusiness.com

If you’re interested in using Netvibes dashboards to track your own big event, click here to start your free trial or contact us for a demo.

Netvibes Wins People’s Choice Award for Best IoT Technical Innovation


The 5th annual Internet of Things Awards celebrate excellence and leadership in the fast-growing field of IoT. The 2015/16 winners were just announced, and Netvibes is honored to be the People’s Choice winner for “Best IoT Technical Innovation.”

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Netvibes’ Dashboard of Things revolutionizes IoT by making it simple for anyone to program automatic interactions between devices, apps and data from the Netvibes dashboard. Take control of your Internet of Things by creating your own “Potion” with the Trigger(s) and Action(s) you want to take place: e.g., If A or B happen, then do X; Otherwise, do Y and Z.  Netvibes makes the magic happen, automatically, to obey your every command. Consumers can automate their homes and devices (e.g., Turn on the lights at sunset), while enterprises can automate their business logic (e.g., If the website goes down, text the administrator and automatically begin the reboot process through SSH). Learn more about Potions on our FAQ page or contact us for a free demo.

The 2015/16 IoT Awards winners were selected by a panel of judges and by the general public in a popular vote. IoT companies and products were honored across 21 different categories. For the category of Best IoT Technical Innovation, Netvibes’ Dashboard of Things was the top public vote-getter to win the accolade of People’s Choice.

Thanks to everyone for voting, and congratulations to all the winners!

Netvibes Potions at CES 2016


Last week we were at CES, the massive annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Alongside new technology like drones, wearables and 3D printers, the Netvibes team was onsite to demo our Potions and the Dashboard of Things. Here are a few photos from the show:

Dancing robots and magic Potions, as seen from the Netvibes booth at CES 2016

Dancing robots and magic Potions, as seen from the Netvibes booth at CES 2016

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New Facets in Universal Search: Tagged and Saved Articles


Universal Search (available for Netvibes VIP and Premium) makes it easy to find whatever you’re looking for in your dashboard. Simply type a keyword into the search bar or use Boolean operators to instantly find articles on any topic. You can also use semantic filters, called facets, to drill down into your content; for example, you can search by title, RSS feed, sentiment (negative/positive/neutral), or other facets.

We recently added 2 new facets to make Universal Search even more powerful. You can now search using facets for Saved articles or Tagged articles. Let’s see how it works.

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New facet: Saved articles
Your dashboard collects a lot of articles and content, so you may want to save some of the articles to remember or read later. All Netvibes users have access to this feature: When you click on an article in your dashboard, simply click on the star to “save” the article.
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Happy 2016! + New Year’s Potions


From the entire Netvibes team, we wish you a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year in 2016.

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2015 was an exciting year for Netvibes: we celebrated our 10th birthday, and we launched our 3rd generation, the Dashboard of Things. We have lots more planned for 2016, so stay tuned!

As we look forward to the new year ahead, many of us are busy setting goals for 2016, both personal and professional. Whether you are setting a “traditional” new year’s resolution like exercise or you have another goal in mind, your Netvibes dashboard can help keep you on track. You can create Potions that will motivate you, monitor your progress, make your task easier, or even help you celebrate when you’re done. (If you’re new to Netvibes Potions, read more on our FAQ page).

Here are a few ideas for New Year’s Resolutions Potions. With Netvibes, you can easily customize Potions to do anything you like, or create your own Potion from scratch.

New Year’s Potions
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Scheduled maintenance for Dec. 29


To provide an even better service, we’re going to patch our databases and do some maintenance work on our servers. And to do so, we will have to be momentarily offline.
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On Tuesday, December 29 (between 9:30 am and 11:30 am CET), Netvibes will have a scheduled maintenance that should not exceed 90 minutes. All dashboards (Free, VIP & Premium) will be unavailable during that period and no Pushmail will be sent.

Thank you for your understanding.

[Infographic]: Netvibes measures the online buzz around COP21


The 2015 UN Climate Change Conference (COP21) wraps up this week in Paris. In attendance are 25,000 official delegates from governments around the world, aiming to reach a universal agreement to reduce climate change. Given the important topic, the Internet has been abuzz with commentary around COP21.

To understand what’s being said, Netvibes set up a dashboard to monitor and analyze all the conversations taking place online. Take a look at our new Infographic, below, to see the interesting trends we found in the data.

Netvibes wins Appsters Award for “Best IoT Development 2015”!


Since Netvibes launched the Dashboard of Things (DoT) earlier this year, our customers have been telling us how much they love the ability to program their own automatic interactions between apps, data, and smart devices in the Internet of Things (IoT). We’re also attracting attention in the industry. Today we are honored to announce that Netvibes has won the Appsters award for Best IoT Development 2015!

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The Appsters are a prestigious, annual awards program that recognizes excellence in the apps industry. The winners in each category were decided by a global judging panel of 32 experts and honored at a special awards ceremony November 18 in London as part of the Apps World conference.

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New Analytics Feature: 'Compare To' Anytime in the Past, Instantly


Netvibes dashboards allow you to track and analyze your most important business metrics over time. Today we are announcing a new feature for Netvibes analytics: the ‘Compare To’ tool. With just a click, you can instantly compare the charts on your dashboard to any period of time in the past.

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1. Select a chart to ‘Compare To’ the past

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Here’s a chart showing the number times ‘Car X’ was mentioned online in the last 30 days (Oct. 17 – Nov. 16, 2015). Let’s say we want to compare this data with the previous 30 days (Sept. 17 – Oct. 17, 2015).

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Create Email Potions with Microsoft Exchange + Netvibes

  • Mylène
  • November 13th 2015 at 05:33 PM
  • 3 Comments

We’ve added a new Ingredient to the Dashboard of Things: you can now create Potions using Microsoft Exchange. Make magic happen with your corporate email! Here’s how it works.

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Netvibes Potions allow you to take control of your digital life by programming automatic interactions between devices, apps and data. For example, If this thing happens, then do these 2 things. (If you’re new to Potions, read more on our FAQ page).

One of the most popular services for corporate email accounts, Microsoft Exchange is now supported as a Trigger for Netvibes Potions. When you receive a new Exchange email that meets your specifications, it can trigger any action you choose.

Potion Triggers: Microsoft Exchange (new!)

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I receive an email
This Trigger fires every time your Exchange account receives a new email

As always, you can customize your Potion to do exactly what you want. Using the Potion wizard, you can specify different email attributes, including:

  • Address of sender contains
  • Name of sender contains
  • Content contains
  • Subject contains
  • Mail must contain attachments: Yes/No

Potion Ideas: Microsoft Exchange + Netvibes
Now let’s explore some Potion ideas for Exchange. It’s easy to set up your own alerts for important email messages.

Important Email Alert: When I receive a new Exchange email message AND the name of sender contains “My Boss,” then send me Pushbullet alert across all my devices.

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Click here to try this Potion now!

You can also use Exchange to trigger other actions, such as sending an email auto-response.

Email Auto-Respond: When I receive an Exchange email from my boss AND it’s after 7:00pm, then email my boss: “I got your email and will respond first thing in the morning.”

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Click here to try this Potion now!

Let’s say your team is working on an important project, and you want to keep all the emails together for easy reference. So, you set up a private, password-protected Tumblr page and automatically forward all the emails related to the project.

Email Aggregation: When I receive a new Exchange email message and the content contains “Project Codename”, then post the message on Tumblr.

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These are just a few Potion ideas to get you started. With Netvibes, the possibilities are limitless!

How to set up Microsoft Exchange + Netvibes
To use Potions with Microsoft Exchange, you will first need to connect your Exchange email account to your Netvibes dashboard.

Setup requirements:

  • A Microsoft Exchange Server that you can use remotely (outside the LAN)
  • A valid Microsoft Exchange Server Account
  • You must enter your Exchange Server information into Netvibes:
    • Username
    • Email
    • Password
    • Server address
      Note: If you need help locating your server information, please contact your organization’s Exchange Server administrator. If your smartphone is already connected to your corporate email through Exchange, you might try checking your phone’s settings for the correct Server name/address.

You can create your own Potions to automate any task you wish, using Exchange or any other Potion Ingredients. Click here to get started, and the Netvibes wizard will walk you through the easy steps of potion creation. Or contact us for a free demo.