Who's going to win a Grammy on Sunday? Webtrends gives us a sneak preview, using Twitter as its crystal ball.
Webtrends, a digital marketing and analytics agency, uses the Twitter API to search for all kinds of data concerning the Grammys — for example, topical hashtags, artist names and twitter handles, and album and song names. They started collecting this stuff a week ago, and the data has been flowing fast and furiously at a rate of 7,000 – 10,000 tweets per hour.
So who’s going to win the top Grammy honors?
Who’s going to be the best dressed?
Check out this Infographic and you’ll be the first to know.
By the way, if this data isn’t fresh enough for you, you can also see what’s happening at this exact moment. To do so, take a look at the Webtrends Live Interactive Dashboard http://bit.ly/ykO8dX , which lets you put your finger on the pulse of Grammy-watchers the world over.
If you want to see more Twitter predictions of the Grammys, here’s NM Incite’s stats from Friday, and don’t miss our own entertainment editor Christina Warren, who will be live-blogging the Grammys from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
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This piece was put together by Jeff Bullas and selected for me by maxOz, my fellow curator.
I chose to post this piece today because as Jeff says "the social media ecosystem is now so extensive and encompassing that it would be best to stand back and reflect on some significant events and evolutionary social networks that could make a difference this year that are impacting how we communicate and connect. The comments from readers are just as interesting.
**It's important to stay abreast of these different enviornments where we blog, curate consume content and information. Knowing the landscape and understanding how to communicate in each one network is a whole other conversation.
Here's an excerpt:
The Social Media Universe
Perspective is hard to find unless you take the time to sit back, reflect and take the time to view a “Landscape” or “Universe” from a distance.
The larger the view the further back you have to stand to see the depth and breadth of the scenery and ecosystem.
Selected by maxOz and Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Media and beyond"
The site booked 4 million nights of accommodation in users' homes in 2011 -- four times the amount in the previous four years.
Most of this growth (75% of it) came from outside the U.S. — from Europe, for the most part. London, Paris and Berlin are three of Airbnb’s five biggest hotbeds of listing activity.
All but two of Airbnb’s nine offices (as of March) will be in Europe. The company may be headquartered in San Francisco, but its heart is increasingly European. (The country with the single greatest growth in listings: Italy.)
Which, considering the economic trough the European continent is currently in, is no bad thing. Airbnb has built a site full of inspiring stories — again, most of them from Europe — featuring people who have quit their jobs, paid for their weddings and funded startups, all by renting a room on Airbnb.
Facebook has invested more than $1 billion in the infrastructure that powers its social network, which now serves more than 845 million users a month around the globe. The company spent $606 million on servers, storage, ...
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