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August 28, 2015
Presidential hopefuls are a joke - literally. The nation socially celebrated Women's Equality and the majesty of the canine species. The economy toyed with our emotions. Let's took a look at the news this week in social data insights. Time to share the social intelligence!
August 17, 2015
The Hill has a pair of recent articles about social media and the still-far-off 2016 presidential election. The first, "Trump towers over 2016 field in social media" by Caroline Kelly and Austin Yack, is a nuts and bolts ranking of the contenders based on their like and follower counts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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August 14, 2015
From the announcement of the almighty Alphabet, to Target’s gender-categorization smashing decision, and a whole lot of news from outer space, this week was chock full of news - here's the latest social data roundup from Brandwatch.
August 11, 2015
As anyone following the tech world has probably heard by now, Google, along with all the other various companies and subsidiaries under Google, are now owned and operated by the new parent company Alphabet.
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August 07, 2015
If you hopped on Twitter or Facebook last night, chances are you saw tweets about # GOPDebate . For a few hours, it seemed to be all anyone could discuss, as the nation tuned in to watch a hotly anticipated verbal showdown between ten candidates for the Republican nomination for president. Whichever party viewers felt partial to, one thing was consistent: viewer reaction was strong and vocal.
Synethsio's #GOPDebate Data
July 30, 2015
Of all the troubles that can befall a human being in the 21st century, the wrath of the internet must be the most weird. There's no real way to predict it's behavior: It is random, it is overblown, it often targets the wrong people, and it flames out just as quickly as it explodes into being.
July 24, 2015
While the week started light and fluffy when it came to news on social, a number of serious tragedies and events have taken place at the end of the week. In keeping our spirits and outlook high, we’ll be analyzing social discussions that dominated that week from sharks, celebrity (non) feuds, and the ever fattening roster of republican presidential wannabes.
July 24, 2015
One of the weird off-shoots of our interconnected digital age is that anybody can pick a fight with anybody. And this is true not just for celebrities sniping each other over awards snubs, but for groups as disparate as anime nerds and the terrorist group ISIS. No, seriously, anime nerds are going after the terrorist group ISIS, and they're using a super-kawaii mascot named ISIS-chan to do it.
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July 23, 2015
A new report from media intelligence provider Cision has examined how journalists are using social media in their investigative and communicative process. Their results find that the very nature of news, as we know it, has changed irrevocably – with the majority of journalists now indicating they’d not be able to do their jobs without access to social media platforms.
Report Finds Majority of Journalists Wouldn’t Be Able to Function Without Social Media | Social Media Today
July 21, 2015
A recent survey by Oglivy PR revealed social media’s role in the increasingly dynamic landscape of modern media communications. The study, which interviewed 118 North American and U.K. journalists across print, broadcast, and social media, found that earned media is by far the most influential medium for influencing purchasing and business decisions.
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