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Why Graph Search Is Facebook's Big Data Solution | Infographic

Why Graph Search Is Facebook's Big Data Solution | Infographic | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

Facebook Graph Search is predicted to change the way people search online.

With the amount of data Facebook users create every second, it is easy to understand the need for a tool that can crawl and index information in real time. In this infographic, learn how Facebook is using Graph Search as a way to break into the Big Data space and what it means for marketers.


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You can sign up for waiting list for beta version: http://www.facebook.com/about/graphsearch

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Caleb Anthony's curator insight, March 15, 2013 12:40 AM

Big data has always been an issue for internet marketing, but it seems like Facebook is pioneering a new way of facing this probelm. Here's a quick look at what the new Graph Search is, and how you can use it as a marketer.

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, March 15, 2013 5:50 AM

Over de Graph Search van Facebook, de nieuwe interne zoekmachine die handig is voor gebruikers en marketeers, maar ook voor Facebook zelf die er 'big data' mee gaat binnenharken voor eigen fortuin.

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Turkish Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Insulting Prime Minister in a Tweet

Turkish Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Insulting Prime Minister in a Tweet | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
A Turkish journalist has been sentenced to 10 months in jail for insulting Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Twitter.
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Brazil: The Social Media Capital of the Universe

Brazil: The Social Media Capital of the Universe | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Brazil a bright spot for social-media companies as they seek more growth outside the U.S. and Europe. The amount of time Brazilians spent on Facebook rose 208% to 535 minutes in September.
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Where are the most active Social Media users? You might want to take a look at Brazil.

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Twitter Crushes With Q4 Revenue Of $242.7M, But Shows Slow User Growth To 241M Actives | TechCrunch

Twitter Crushes With Q4 Revenue Of $242.7M, But Shows Slow User Growth To 241M Actives | TechCrunch | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
After the bell this afternoon, Twitter reported its maiden earnings as a public company, with fourth-quarter revenue of $242.7 million and earnings per share..
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Why Facebook and Google+ are headed in opposite directions

The two major social sites, Facebook and Google+, are embracing opposite strategies for the future, but they are heading to the same place: To add social intelligence to everything you do.
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Interesting actual article about different strategies of Google and Facebook. 

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Yahoo beats Google as top Web property in the US for six months straight

Yahoo beats Google as top Web property in the US for six months straight | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
comScore today released its top 50 US Web properties for December 2013. Many thought that Yahoo's jump this past summer was temporary, but it has held on so far. Once again, Yahoo finished ...
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Chinese messaging app WeChat takes its games across the world in a bid to become a social platform

Chinese messaging app WeChat takes its games across the world in a bid to become a social platform | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

Chinese Internet firm Tencent has finally started the international rollout of games it released for its mobile messaging app WeChat, a crucial step in a crucial step in its evolution to become more like a social platform and not just a chat app.

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Twitter's Age Verification System Wants to Keep Kids Away from Booze

Twitter's Age Verification System Wants to Keep Kids Away from Booze | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Twitter has launched a three-step age-screening process for alcohol brands on the social network.
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Verify your age or you cannot follow foot steps of Mr Jim Beam or Mrs Heineken anymore. T

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Mobile trend continues - in 2019 four times more Smartphone subscriptions than now

Mobile trend continues - in 2019 four times more Smartphone subscriptions than now | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

Mobile subscriptions worldwide will reach 9.3 billion by 2019, with 60 per cent (5.6 billion) of those being for smartphones, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report.

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Facebook Admits It's Seen A Drop In Usage Among Teens

Facebook Admits It's Seen A Drop In Usage Among Teens | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

“Our best analysis of youth engagement in the U.S. reveals that usage of Facebook among U.S. teens overall was stable,” Ebersman Facebook CFO) said, noting that adolescents’ tendency to fib about their age makes any analysis tricky. However, he added, “we did see a decrease in daily users specifically among younger teens.”

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Photo and Video Sharing Grow Online | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Photo and Video Sharing Grow Online | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

54% of internet users have posted original photos or videos to websites and 47% share photos or videos they found elsewhere online. Young adults and women lead the way in each of these activities.

 

(A nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults ages 18+ was taken October 3-6, 2013. It was conducted in English on landline and cell phones. The sample contained 852 internet users and 941 cell phone owners. The margin of error for the full sample is +/- 3.7 percentage points. The margin of error for internet users is +/- 4.0 percentage points. The margin of error for cell phone owners is +/- 3.8 percentage points.)

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There are still more Content "Creators" (54%) than "Curators" (47%).

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38% of Children Under 2 Use Mobile Media, Study Says

38% of Children Under 2 Use Mobile Media, Study Says | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
In two years, tablet and smartphone use among children under 2 has tripled. In 2011, 10% of children used mobile media, while 38% in 2013 have.
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See the complete report: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/sites/default/files/research/zero-to-eight-2013.pdf

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Social Scheduling Tool Buffer Gets Hacked, Floods Twitter And Facebook With Weight Loss Spam | TechCrunch

Social Scheduling Tool Buffer Gets Hacked, Floods Twitter And Facebook With Weight Loss Spam | TechCrunch | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
If you're a user of social media scheduling app Buffer, there's a good chance that your Saturday morning has been less than relaxing. There have been numerous..
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86% of Brands To Increase Video Ad Spend in 2014. Where’s The Money Coming From?

86% of Brands To Increase Video Ad Spend in 2014. Where’s The Money Coming From? | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Digital media and marketing professionals are bullish on video ad spending, find Adap.tv and Digiday in their latest semi-annual "State of the Video Industry" report released
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Social media fast facts: China | Social Media Today

Social media fast facts: China | Social Media Today | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
China has around 591 million internet users. There’s a strong drive towards mobile internet, with desktop internet traffic dropping by 15% in the first nine months of 2013. 57% of Chinese social media users are male, 70% under 35. 91% of the online population of China has a social media account, compared to 67% of people in the US.
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There is life without Facebook, G+ or Twitter.

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China Online Shopping Transaction Overview

China Online Shopping Transaction Overview | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
In 2013,China online transaction value reached 1850 billion Yuan with a gradually stable growth .   Market Size: In 2013,China online transaction v
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The Problem With Facebook - YouTube

Share this on Facebook ;) Facebook is a complex ecosystem of individuals, creators, brands and advertisers, but I don't think it serves any of these groups p...
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Interesting points about why Facebook might not grow anymore too fast - and why future of online video services (Youtube) looks out much more promising.

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21% of Americans who have left reviews, reviewed products without buying or trying them

21% of Americans who have left reviews, reviewed products without buying or trying them | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Recently a Virginia judged ruled that the popular review site Yelp had to come forward with the identities of seven anonymous reviewers who had left negative reviews on the Yelp page of Hadeed Carpet Cleaning Services in Alexandria, Virginia.
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Especially American parents of children under 18 years old does it according to the study - a third of parents have reviewed an item they've never bought or tried.

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The Top 17 Social Media Acquisitions of 2013

The Top 17 Social Media Acquisitions of 2013 | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Another year, another several dozen social media acquisitions. How exciting!
Twitter lead the way this year with 7 social media acquisitions. Plus they had that little IPO that really put Facebook’s debacle to shame.
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Nice and simple yearly summary of acquisitions by big social media services.

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Gmail now lets you email your Google+ connections, but addresses are only shared when you hit send

Gmail now lets you email your Google+ connections, but addresses are only shared when you hit send | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Google today announced new integration between Gmail and Google+ that sees your social connections show up in auto-complete when you're composing an email. Google says the feature is ...
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Maybe next Google will integrate new set of email marketing tools to Google+. Lately development in Gmail - email tabs such as Promotions - could support this scenario.

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Google patent takes the social out of social networking: technology writes 'personalized reactions' for you

Google patent takes the social out of social networking: technology writes 'personalized reactions' for you | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Facebook. Twitter. Google+. Those are just three of the many social networks out there these days, and it's a daunting task to reply to everyone who
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Automatic responses in social media could make life easier  - wouldn't it be great if Google would press like buttons for you?

 

 

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Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Software Startups | TechCrunch

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Software Startups | TechCrunch | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

Many entrepreneurs, and the venture investors who back them, seek to build billion-dollar companies.


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Guillaume Decugis's curator insight, November 5, 2013 12:55 AM

Impression study of the 39 billion dollar software companies that we're created in the US over the past 10 years. What they have in common, who their founders were and whether or not they pivoted to become successful: lots of great data points. 

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Trust on your vision? No pivot made in 90% of One-Billion Dollar Software Startup Companies.
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AmazonSmile makes you buy for good - auto-donates 0,5% of the purchase price to charity of your choice

AmazonSmile makes you buy for good - auto-donates 0,5% of the purchase price to charity of your choice | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
Amazon is looking to prove its credentials as a philanthropic organization through AmazonSmile, a new scheme which means it will make a fresh donation to charity every time one of its ...
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AmazonSmile makes you buy for good - and you might also tell about it to others.

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WhatsApp is leading the mobile messaging battle, but will it win the war?

WhatsApp is leading the mobile messaging battle, but will it win the war? | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it
It's been quite a week for messaging startup WhatsApp. Fresh from announcing that his company now has 350 million active users each month, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum rounded things off ...
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The Value Of Aligning Search & Social

The Value Of Aligning Search & Social | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

Traditionally, SEO has focused on content, website architecture and linking. These areas of focus are still critical, but as social media gradually becomes more important for SEO, it’s also about identity, relationships and content.

 

Scaling social media best practices across an organization can play an important role within SEO strategy. The larger your social footprint, the more impact social media will have on your SEO efforts.

 

Read More: http://searchengineland.com/seo-social-media-alignment-174775


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"Scaling social media best practices across an organization can play an important role within SEO strategy. The larger your social footprint, the more impact social media will have on your SEO efforts." This is a great statement and says a lot about setting your SEO & Marketing strategies for improved placement.

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Are Simple Images The Best Social Media Content?

Are Simple Images The Best Social Media Content? | Social Media Today and Tomorrow - Networking People | Scoop.it

“With Bud Light Platinum, we’ve found that close-up beer shots that capture the brand personality consistently perform 50-100 percent better than other posts.”

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“We’re seeing a simplification in the nature of social content that really resonates with brand advocates and fans of our channels,” said Doug Terfehr, global director of public relations for Pizza Hut. “Posting a link tends to not gain as much traction as, say, a great looking slice of pizza with cheese pulling away from the pie. After all, that’s why people for the most part are engaged with us. They love our product.”

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