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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

Designing Infographics That Last
But the long-term success of your content relies on more than just good design. I define the Online Lifespan of your infographic as the amount …

The World’s Most Generous Nations
When it comes to the sheer number of people donating money to charity, India and the United States are the world’s top two nations with 184 …

Reach the PEAC of Great Content
This infographic created by Venngage breaks down the formula for great shareable content. Exceptional content falls into two or more of the …

What Auto Buyers Want From Connected Cars, Today and Tomorrow Shoppers are seeking both cool features and safety
Exclusive research from Autotrader shows that future car buyers don’t want to sacrifice safety in the name of high tech. But they also desire the cool bells and whistles that come from connected wheels.

The Average Daily Life of an Android App User
Data analytics company SimilarWeb has released new data revealing the daily app usage of the average Android device user in the U.S. The …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Abercrombie amp; Fitch Stock: What is the Social Media Crowd Thinking About ANF?
Many times, broad investor perception of a security can have a large bearing on a stock’s outlook. And thanks to social media sites like Twitter, …

Message apps pose growing risk for China securities regulator
While using mobile messaging and social media apps for trading is … is common in a country where retail investors account for 80 percent of …

One of Silicon Valley’s smartest men says startups create inequality, but a lot of people disagree
Graham’s defense of economic inequality has since been criticized by fellow investors, tech industry employees and members of the media for …

3 Ways Facebook Inc. Could Hurt Alphabet Inc. in 2016
Over the past 12 months, investors have aggressively bought both stocks. … ways Facebook could hurt Alphabet — social media dominance, …

Five things great brands will do differently on social media in 2016
Social media channels are beginning to deliver on traditional media and … that overall social investment is still only around 1% of total media …

BIG DATA NEWS

Is the party over for big data? Why 2016 will mean going from investment to action
At the moment, it seems that big data feels like one great networking party where the cool kids get to show off all the great tech they are working …

Big Data Predictions For 2016
What’s in store for big data in 2016? Expect updates in machine learning, real-time data-as-a-service, algorithm markets, Spark, and more.

The UK big data project playing Moneyball to build smarter cities
For anyone who fancies trying their hand at this blending of big data and big decisions, Future Cities Catapult has created a game for the Big …

Data Is Not The Same As Truth: Interpretation In The Big Data Era
A display at the Big Bang Data exhibition at Somerset House highlighting the data explosion that’s radically transforming our lives.

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