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Category: Social Media Trends

Big Data
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Machine Learning Making Social Media Data Decipherable Without a PhD

As published to SocialMediaToday While social media is vital for delivering stellar marketing and customer service, extracting industry and customer insights is often limited to brand reputation and user sentiment assessment. Until now, identifying intent from human-created data – such as social networks, blogs, news articles and discussions – has required hire a bunch of data scientists […]

Advertising
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STUDY: Facebook Rivals Authority of Print as Top News Source

New findings from the 2015 Next Generation of Commerce study, released last month by Acquity Group, part of Accenture Interactive, reveal untapped opportunities for brands across nontraditional spaces, especially with younger generations. The study surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. consumers on their habits and preferences surrounding digital engagement, content, shopping, and services in order to break down consumer expectations […]

Latest
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What Twitter’s Awkward Teen Phase Means to Marketers

Twitter is one of the largest and most recognized social media companies in the world. It currently boasts over 300 million users, over three fourths of which reside outside of the United States. It has become almost culturally ubiquitous, with hashtags migrating into other forms of media and traditional news outlets using it as a […]

Social Media Trends
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What Twitter’s Awkward Teen Phase Means to Marketers

As published to The HuffingtonPost Twitter is one of the largest and most recognized social media companies in the world. It currently boasts over 300 million users, over three fourths of which reside outside of the United States. It has become almost culturally ubiquitous, with hashtags migrating into other forms of media and traditional news […]

Emerging Technology
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Four Vastly Different Industries Primed for Wearable Tech

As published to Entrepreneur Wearable technology got its greatest initial growth in the fitness industry, and it’s come a long way since 1984’s Casio’s Databank calculator watches. The true line of demarcation was introduction of 2008’s original FitBit, with true industry validation and surge generated by the Nike Fuel band in early 2012. Three years later, […]

Everything Else
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Silicon Valley’s #SoLoMo Is Much Mo’ Than an HBO Jab

As published to Technorati  Social local mobile Poor SoLoMo…. “We’re Mo-Lo-So, bro,” is a facetious line from the new, hit HBO series, Silicon Valley, poking fun at the misunderstood acronym. Such high hopes in it’s infancy, SoLoMo become the thing of jokes and confusion, years later. Here’s what happened. SoLoMo: Early years The acronym, coined […]

Social Media for Business
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Why 35 Million Mexicans Are Gettin’ #Social

Global Forecast: 2.55 Billion Social People In June 2013, eMarketer released its “Worldwide Social Network Users: 2013 Forecast and Comparative Estimates” report, revealing one in four people worldwide will use social networks in 2013. The number of social network users around the world will rise from 1.47 billion in 2012 to 1.73 billion this year, […]

Andre Bourque (SocialMarketingFella) is Editor Emeritus of Technorati.

He covers emerging trends and news in social, mobile, cloud, and related technologies.

Based in San Francisco, he can be contacted via his social channels and at: andrefbourque@gmail.com

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