Search for any tweet in history -- all 425 billion tweets, videos, images, blog posts and location pins dating back to Jack Dorsey's first tweet in 2006.
On Wednesday, Topsy took it a step further by opening up an archive of Twitter's entire history to the public — more than 425 billion tweets, videos, images, blog posts and location pins dating back to founder Jack Dorsey's first tweet in 2006, Topsy CEO Duncan Greatwood said in a release. Topsy's archive previously dated back to 2010, when it first partnered with Twitter.
Today, around the world more people have mobile phone subscriptions than have access to electricity and safe drinkable water. Today, almost a third of the world's population uses the internet (a 528.1% growth since 2000!
So what are we doing with all the time we spend online, and how do we know all that time is being spent in useful ways?
For many of us, the internet is among the first things we experience after we wake; in fact, 75% of users are online before 9 a.m. Over 75% of people in the US own a laptop, 53% a smart phone, and 31% a tablet. Email is the most common action performed by people on their laptops, while search is the top action for mobile phone and tablet users. 72% of people like to play games on their tablets while 70% use their mobile phones for social media. Where do we use these devices? 72% of people use their mobile phones while traveling, and 64% use them in restaurants and coffee shops. As for tablets, 88% of people use their devices in the living room, 79% in the bedroom.
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In the three decades since the Internet evolved from an experimental band of academic and government computer systems into a globe-spanning network of interconnected systems, the amount of time spent online has grown to rival (or even exceed) the time spent living offline. Personal computers, tablets and smartphones have made the connected life a reality, and the number of folks pursuing it has exploded.
"Web 3.0 is knocking, and you will never guess who is opening the door: workflow software".
Many are pushing for this thing called “The Semantic Web” where an app will be able to understand user interaction in such a way that it will not only return directly relevant results (for example, a search for “showtimes 84003” returning what time movies are playing at the Cinemark in American Fork, Utah) but also indirectly relevant results such as places for dinner that are nearby because you are probably going on a date, or gas stations en route because the app knows your car is out of gas.
These concepts are exciting, innovative, and forward thinking, but there is a critical evolutionary step missing between the “The Social Web” and “The Semantic Web”: being able to take one object, and pass it through multiple services to accomplish a task.
'Twitter hashtags can be an incredibly useful tool, and after reading Twitter’s latest blog share on how to choose a Twitter Hashtag, I figured I would share my list of tips on how to improve your Twitter hashtags.'
If your enterprise is presently looking for a way to enhance its productivity and reduce its costs, outsourcing your work to the Philippines may be the most practical solution. But just what is outsourcing anyway?
Most Practical Solution when Outsourcing your Work to the Philippines....
More foreign firms are investing in their outsourcing in the Philippines rather than other countries because Filipinos have proven that they can perform efficient work. This fact helps build more confidence for investors, and an added incentive for them is that they can practice practicality because of low labor costs here. There is still the risk of dealing with unscrupulous companies or individuals, but this location is still the safest and best venue for a corporation to get work completed. - See more at: http://9dotstrategies.blogspot.com/2013/08/why-is-philippines-great-outsourcing.html#sthash.Vz5bUc6D.dpuf
Why Many International/Foreign Companies chooses Philippines to Outsource their jobs/tasks?
This infographic recommends three broad areas to evaluate when assessing content marketing success. With more than 90% of companies now doing some form of content marketing, the logical question is: how do you know if you’re doing it well?
In terms of “what” to measure, this infographic from Brandpoint recommends three broad areas to assess:
• Awareness (e.g., search engine rank for target keywords, social metrics such as likes and followers);• Consideration (longer average visit duration, social shares); and• Conversion (increased conversion rate, growth in newsletter subscriptions).
In terms of “how” to measure success, CMOs utilizing a sophisticated web presence optimization framework for maximizing content marketing results will likely embrace tools for measuring competitive multi-channel marketing metrics—not just “are we making progress?” but also “how are we doing compared to our competitors?”
SEO or Search Engine Optimization refers to the procedure of constructing a web page in a way that it is located, read, and indexed by the search engines in a way that maximizes or “optimizes” the search result.
If you’ve ever wondered exactly how sites like Mashable get some much social traction, this might just help give you a little insight into it, and to be honest, it’s not an art, it’s a science, knowing post by post exactly what gets the most sharability per post…
From this Infographic, you’ll see that your optimal time to post new content, is when both the US and Europe are awake, that human interest/watercooler type content is by far the most popular content to share, with Images and Video being key, but it’s value depends on the social network.