Our weekly round up of relevant news from around data (big or otherwise), social, trends and our very own index:

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Fantastic Infographics, Drawn From A Study of Instagram Selfies
Fantastic Infographics, Drawn From A Study of Instagram Selfies. By Liz Stinson; 02.20.14; 9:30 AM; Edit · Follow @lizstins. Selfiecity is a new research …

Infographics: The New Face of Content Marketing for Link Building in 2014
According to a Link Building Survey conducted by Skyrocket in mid 2013, it was revealed that Infographics rank second amongst all Link Building …

14 Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for Social Media Posts
We’ve even shared some social media infographics here on the Buffer blog. A few tools have popped up to make creating infographics easier.

The #SochiSocial Stories
We’ve been tracking Olympic social media stats daily in our #SochiSocial Infographics (see infographics 1, 2, 3, and 4) using HootSuite’s latest …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENT STORIES

Hargreaves Lansdown: The best technology funds for ISA investors in 2014
Lowcock noted that the sale of messaging service WhatsApp to social media giant Facebook might prompt investors to look again at the technology …

BIG DATA NEWS

Big Data Bypasses C-Suite
Everywhere you turn today it seems like someone is hawking something to do with big data—today’s corporate “must have”. It seems that all the buzz …

Big Data Breach: 360 Million Newly Stolen Credentials For Sale
Big Data Breach: 360 Million Newly Stolen Credentials For Sale. A cybersecurity firm said on Tuesday that it uncovered stolen credentials from some …

Telecom firms mine for gold in big data despite privacy concerns
They are also promoting their big data products as being helpful well beyond the realms of advertising – for credit card companies wanting to detect …

Big Data revenues to reach $965mi by 2018 in Brazil
Brazilian organizations are set to invest $965mi in Big Data tools by 2018, according to a study published by consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.

Think Today’s Data Is Big? Wait 10 Years
At what point does data make the leap to big data? There’s no internationally sanctioned demarcation, of course, and it would appear that the rapid …

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