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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

New Research Shows Increasing Reliance on Content Marketing to …
Infographics saw the largest year-over-year increase in usage, with 51% of B2B marketers using infographics this year versus 38% last year. B2B marketers are …

Is the Premier League Getting Better? Stats, Analysis and Infographics
The Premier League has just completed its sixth round of matches so far in the 2013/14 campaign, and already fans and pundits alike have been quick to …

7 Websites to Create Your Own Infographics
Infographics are great attention grabbers. I don’t know about you, but for me – I am a visual learner. Infographics can tell a story with minimal words, and help …

Champions League Week 2 in Infographics
As the highest platform in European club football, it’s no surprise that the Champions League tends to produce some of the most statistically interesting fixtures.

Interesting Infographics: Top 3 Challenges B2B Leaders Face Today
Interesting Infographics is back! I read this one with great interest from B2B Marketing and have summarized for you below: …

BIG DATA NEWS

Why big data has made your privacy a thing of the past
The advent of “big data” means that those who try to focus data–protection measures on individual records held by individual organisations may be whistling into …

Big Data helps in better decision making: Survey
“In India, big data is giving rise to markedly improved decision making and is having a significant impact on companies’ competitive differentiation and ability to …

Big Data Success: 3 Companies Share Secrets
“Lots of companies are saying ‘let’s invest in big data,’ but we started with the question, … “Big data happened to be the answer to solve the problem of knowing …

The big data arms race part one: marketers’ perceptions
Marketers are clear – big data is changing the nature of the profession. … 89% of marketers we questioned were of the view that access to big data is now crucial …

Big data – a marketer’s dream or dilemma?
Every time we travel with smartphones, make card purchases online and use social media we contribute to ‘big data‘ – but can it be used as an effective …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENT STORIES

Social Media ETF Up 52% YTD: Is It The Next Bubble?
Social media stocks have gathered a ton of likes and pluses from investors this year.Global X Social Media Index ETF (SOCL) spiked a whopping 52% year to …

Should You Join the Social Media Craze?
Investors are seemingly tripping over each other to bid up shares of major social media stocks. Valuations have skyrocketed, along with share prices of …

Twitter twits! Investors eager to get a piece of the social media billion …
… could have gotten investors so confused? Twitter on Thursday offered investors details about its highly anticipated IPO and proposed the stock symbol TWTR.

Top Funds Load Up On Social Networking Stocks
The managers of the past three months’ top-performing mutual funds have been gorging on Internet content providers, data from their latest holdings reports …

Dukas Public Relations Launches Social Media Practice to Serve …
“The ten largest global asset managers—including BlackRock, Vanguard and Goldman Sachs—are now using social media to communicate with investors and …

 

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