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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

During Every Minute on the Internet…
Data Never Sleeps 5.0 is the fifth annual version of Domo’s infographic on what happens on the internet in a single minute.

16 SEO FAQs We Still Struggle To Understand
SEO can be a confusing topic, especially when in today’s society so much importance is placed upon it. It is drummed into business owners that it is vital that they make their website SEO friendly, but the majority of the time people do not fully understand what this means.

NASA Creates Colorful Clouds 100 Miles Over The East Coast
On June 29th at Wallop’s Flight Facility in Virginia, NASA launched a rocket into the Earth’s ionosphere. The goal was to make brightly colored clouds and watch them as they moved around in the air currents.

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

Social media firm Snapchat facing fresh pressure as many of its early investors are given opportunity to sell off their holdings
Social media firm Snapchat will face fresh pressure this week as many of its early investors are given the opportunity to sell off their holdings for the first time.

People generally like social media sites
Consumers generally find social media sites reliable, according to this report giving the overall category a 77, the same rating as last year.

50 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Can Fund Their Businesses
The past few weeks, our social feeds have been lit up with accounts of Silicon Valley’s overt sexism. This isn’t the kind of news that we’ve grown accustomed to. The kind that shares the stats about the gross underinvestment in female founders.

BIG DATA NEWS

5 Banking Sectors Being Redefined by Big Data
As the big data revolution continues, the financial sector is poised to be the next to benefit. The banking sector is already sitting on a minefield of personal data like like spending habits, places and patterns of purchases. More importantly, the data is accessible and constantly updated.

The Impact of Big Data on Banking and Financial Systems
Today, most banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) organizations are working hard to adopt a fully data-driven approach to grow their businesses and enhance the services they provide to customers.

Cloud tech is helping small firms tap into big data
SMEs are using web-hosted software to manage and analyse data, enabling them to streamline operations and save costs at the same time

If You Want To Know What’s Next In Big Data, Ask A Company That Seized $140M To Up The Ante
There’s been a bit of a resurgent buzz in the tech industry around Zeta Global due to a recent infusion of new capital. The big data and analytics company founded by Martech veteran and serial entrepreneur David A. Steinberg and John Sculley, former CEO of Apple Computer and Pepsi-Cola uses the power of people-based marketing to leverage analytics and machine learning to create omni-channel conversations between brands and their customers.

Being customer-first in a big data world
Over the last few decades, individual consumers have gained an increasing amount of power over the type of media they access, the devices they use, and the products they choose to buy.

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