Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:
Ain’t no stopping the growth of social media
Pixel Road Designs via Search Engine Journal designed this cool infographic, which looks at the growth in social media from 2010 to 2015, …
Infographic: a Close-up Look at Gen Z’s Mobile Habits 78% of post-millennials use social media apps most
Infographic: a Close-up Look at Gen Z’s Mobile Habits. 78% of post-millennials use social media apps most By Carrie Cummings. February 16 …
Social Media Growth from 2010 – 2015
This month, SEJ has released their third infographic on social media growth, examining the 2010–2015 period. That infographic is shared …
This Infographic Uses Two Cows to Humorously Explain the World’s Economy
Socialism was the most-searched word on Merriam-Webster in 2015, and most people don’t know how to define or explain many other types of …
SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES
Facebook Inc. Has the Magic Touch in Getting Followers, Making Money
The social media king’s rapid user growth continued last quarter, … From an investor’s perspective, all those users (1.59 billion MAUs as of Dec.
Investors in Twitter, Pandora and other losing tech companies are doomed
Last week, I wrote (again) about Twitter and was greeted (again) by a chorus of bullish investors who argue that the social-media company is a …
Social Impact Venture Investor Shares Three Insights For Entrepreneurs
Over the next 10 years, investing in energy will shift from being dominated … with tools that they own, like video , media and mobile resources.
Twitter disappoints investors as user growth hits wall
On Wednesday, the hashtag #RIPTwitter was used roughly 20 times per minute, according to social media analytic firm Zoomph. The hashtag …
BIG DATA NEWS
How Big Data Is Transforming Medicine
When we visit our doctor or go into hospital, we have faith in the knowledge that the healthcare professionals involved are treating us according to …
Drones collecting big data present new security and IT concerns
The upside of drone-based data collection and analytics is just beginning … As drones enter the big data and analytics space, corporate and IT …
Gartner’s BI Reboot, Everybody Loves Spark: Big Data Roundup
BlueData announced new support for streaming platforms, including Apache Spark. And, we get an inside view into the big data workings at eBay.
This Big Data Startup Offers Discounts for Customers Who Share Data
Many executives and entrepreneurs talk about “big data.” Gil Elbaz, founder and CEO of a Los Angeles-based company called Factual, embodies it.
How big data got the better of Donald Trump
As the US presidential primaries rumble on, Alexander Nix, chief executive of SCL Group (Cambridge Analytica in the US), reveals how his company’s …