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Twitter Trumps Trolls

by Darin Stewart  |  February 8, 2017

The Twitterverse can be a nasty place.   One study found that 88% of abusive social media mentions occur on Twitter. It is the platform of choice for a certain personality...

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There Is No "Privacy" When It Comes to Social Media

by Jenny Sussin  |  January 19, 2017

You'd think after enough political and celebrity scandals this would be obvious to everyone, but alas it's not. A social analytics vendor that I've spent time covering over the years had come...

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Who Ruined Social Media?

by Jenny Sussin  |  April 28, 2016

Someone asked me about Twitter's stock price the other day to which I replied: I know nothing of stocks, but I'll happily tell you who I think is ruining it...

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Generation Emoji

by Jay Wilson  |  April 26, 2016

My third grader hosted a sleepover party the other night.  She and her friends pulled out all the stops, playing with American Girl Dolls, weaving bracelets, playing Minecraft. And of...

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The Disappointment of Social Sentiment Analysis

by Jenny Sussin  |  February 26, 2016

This blog post also appears on LinkedIn. For years - clients have been calling us about social analytics and for years their excitement had been rooted in a particular type...

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IBM Watson Helps Consumers Shop

by Robert Hetu  |  December 4, 2015

Don't miss out on those hot items for Christmas! The IBM Watson Trend App has launched for smart phones, marking a first use of smart machines to directly interact with...

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Despite Earnings Gloom, Don't Count Twitter Out

by Jay Wilson  |  October 28, 2015

Despite Wall Street's pessimism following Twitter's 3Q earnings call yesterday, I heard several reasons to be optimistic about the social network from a marketing perspective. Twitter has struggled to gain traction...

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3 Questions to Ask Before Connecting Audiences Across Social Networks

by Jennifer Polk  |  October 6, 2015

Before you invite customers, fans or followers to connect with you across social networks, read this post to avoid alienating your audience. You've launched a Facebook page and a Twitter...

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The Voices of Things to Come

by Jay Wilson  |  July 29, 2015

I was riding the London Underground on Sunday night during a brief vacation.  The train's automated female voice announcements weren't much different from those one might hear in any subway in...

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Damn the Torpedoes! Seize Periscope Live Streaming

by Jay Wilson  |  June 19, 2015

Live video steaming in social media.  Just the thought of it will give heartburn to your public relations team.  But if you follow some guiding principles, the opportunity to create great...

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