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

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

Samu Tuomisto's curator insight, March 15, 2013 8:46 PM

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

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Infographic: 365 Days of Social Media

Infographic: 365 Days of Social Media | Facebook & Company | Scoop.it

A new infographic based on statistics published by the Huffington Post lists 100 of the most fascinating figures from 2012, focusing on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram & Google+.

 

More than 1 million websites integrated with Facebook since the beginning of 2012. with a reported 80% of users preferring to connect with brands via the social site. With 23% of people checking their accounts five or more times a day, it's hard to miss an advertising opportunity.

Rival social network Google+ could become real competition, garnering 625,000 new members every day of last year. Of those millions of people, active users reportedly spend more than 60 minutes a day across Google products, averaging 12 minutes per day with Google+.

Meanwhile, micro-blogging site Twitter held its own last year. The average user tweeted 307 times over the course of 2012...

 

See more social media statistics and figures at the infographic.


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Pedro Barbosa's insight:

Numbers and numbers and numbers. are we capable to read all this big data every single day? Do we want it?

 

Pedro Barbosa | www.pbarbosa.com |www.harvardtrends.com

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Rui Ventura's curator insight, January 7, 2013 12:00 PM
Great Stats by the Huffington Post.