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

INFOGRAPHICS NEWS

8 Major Cyber Attacks Of 2016
The World Wide Web can be a dangerous place and as technology increases it’s only getting worse. Every day we log onto various sites and …

Infographics: the new £1 coin
It’s infographics time! This nifty infographics, created by Mastercard, outlines some facts and figures about the new £1 coin, compared to the old …

25 Features Every Business Website Must Have in 2017
Even though online businesses are becoming more prevalent, they haven’t become any easier to launch. To give your online business a …

Instagram Needs to Be Part of Your Social Media Marketing Strategy
Check out this infographic from Gramlike which highlights many more of the benefits Instagram provides as a marketing channel and …

SOCIAL MEDIA/INVESTMENTS STORIES

The 3 Best Big Data Stocks to Buy in 2017
“Big data” is one of those buzzwords that just won’t go away. Search interest in the term started gathering steam in 2011 and remains on a roll …

Banks That Sold Snap IPO Say It’s a Buy
An investment bank — let’s call it Bank X — was hired to underwrite Snap … And then its research analyst — its resident expert on social-media ..

Clean Up Toxic Waste Or Bet Against Google And Facebook
All great fortunes are based on a crime and social media’s is toxic waste — the sludge of fake news and hate speech that — as I wrote last …

BIG DATA NEWS

Why Big Data Kills Businesses
Big data has been anointed the savior of big business: it divines the future, reveals our path, and breathes new life into our venerable business …

When Ads Meet Fascism On YouTube: What The Recent Google-Scandal Tells Us About Big Data Capitalism
It lives by turning user activity into labour that creates big data commodities. YouTube’s data is big in two respect: One hour of new videos is …

ONS looks to big data as it explores new ways to measure UK
Number-crunchers at the new ONS hub have been tasked with harvesting information from the growing collection of big data that has been …

How can you secure big data in the information age?
There’s no time to waste when it comes to rethinking security for big data environments. The number and breadth of data breaches continues to …

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