Last week I shared research that can predict the movements of people
within a disaster area by analysing their mobile phone usage in the
months prior to...
0 replies - 710 views - 05/21/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The use of social data to predict the future is growing ever more widespread. Only last week researchers believed that they could predict stock market...
0 replies - 709 views - 05/02/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Earlier this month Italian researchers shed light on the booming market for fake Twitter followers.
They found around 20 companies offering to sell...
0 replies - 1561 views - 04/29/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Aside from the obvious humanitarian issues around the recent bombings
in Boston, arguably the biggest story was the role played by social
media, both in...
0 replies - 866 views - 04/25/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
If you were glued to your Twitter updates last Monday through Friday,
you were probably more aware of what was happening in Boston than most
0 replies - 602 views - 04/24/13 by Christopher Taylor in Articles
The newswires were abuzz in Britain over the weekend after it emerged
that the youth police commissioner in Kent, England had posted some
dopey things on...
0 replies - 2115 views - 04/08/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Once again, the pitfalls of using social media rears it’s head and someone pays the price.
This time it’s not an internal department falling asleep at the...
0 replies - 1198 views - 04/08/13 by Christopher Taylor in Articles
Crowdturfing is not a new phenomenom. For as long as communities
have existed there have been fake profiles created. In an interview
0 replies - 1755 views - 04/06/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
In this post i will quickly explain how can we interact with Twitter API using .Net code.
LinqToTwitter, Visual Studio...
4 replies - 3054 views - 04/05/13 by Sarfraz Khan in Uncategorized
I’ve written previously
about the increasing use of social media monitoring to track and
prevent the spread of disease. Such initiatives are not...
0 replies - 941 views - 04/05/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Today, US-based comedian and host of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart, had a war of words with the President of Egypt on Twitter. Think about that for a just a...
0 replies - 1165 views - 04/03/13 by Christopher Taylor in Articles
Do you think you need to be an expert at something to inspire
others? The methods of motivation and leadership are many and varied,
0 replies - 972 views - 03/22/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The wires have been abuzz this morning with news that Twitter have been trying to patent the very essence of the Twitter system.From the patent: "The
0 replies - 1322 views - 03/20/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Mobile has been a key platform for Twitter for some time now, whilst
Facebook has been investing heavily in its own mobile applications.
0 replies - 924 views - 03/19/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Ensuring the right kind of content is posted on your community is an
ongoing challenge for community managers. There exists a fine line
0 replies - 1081 views - 03/17/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
I’ve written previously
about the difficulties (impossibilities) of predicting whether content
will go viral or not. Nevertheless, the prospect of...
0 replies - 1479 views - 03/14/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Last year MIT produced some research
on how to secure more retweets. Georgia Institute of Technology have
followed this up with 7 habits that the...
0 replies - 1238 views - 03/01/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Today we have some links on how Charlene Li uses Twitter, the importance of listening on social media, and how to achieve a return on knowledge.Listening to...
0 replies - 837 views - 02/22/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
common perception when it comes to executive use of social media is
that they don't much care for it. There's a feeling that when deprived
0 replies - 1159 views - 02/12/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Twitter was in the news this week for the acquisition of social TV company BlueFin Labs.It marks a fascinating chain of events that has seen Twitter...
0 replies - 1054 views - 02/06/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles