Category Archives: Data

Samsung Phone Home

If you have frequented Twitter the last couple of days, you may have noticed the big sponsored #SamsungGalaxyS10 as the top trending topic. Recently, the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S10 phone was released. Similar to the model made popular by … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Court

  A few blogs ago, I mentioned how the NBA had successfully integrated the social media landscape to its brand and marketing campaigns. It was refreshing to see one of the major sports leagues being able to adapt to the … Continue reading

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Facebook Turns the Page to Stay Relevant (and Out of Trouble)

“Bu-Bye!  Facebook is switching its messaging mission from News Feed to more private, encrypted communication.  Facebook watchers are wondering what this means for News Feed, though, the core of its advertising business model. Chesnot / Getty Images  Facebook’s future is private … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Extort a Billionaire?

Early in January, a major and personal news story out of nowhere dropped about Jeff Bezos and it took over the internet. He and his wife MacKenzie Bezos were filing for divorce after 25 years. The initial reaction of the … Continue reading

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From Red Blood Cells to the Red Carpet – IBM’s Watson Identifies Cancer and the Best Red Carpet Looks

  In a world of ever-advancing technology, the boundaries between business and social media are becoming increasingly blurred.  The tools that we use to connect socially with others, such as Facebook, Twitter and even texting are the same tools that … Continue reading

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Strava is Contagious–Who Knew? Christakis Was Right About Our Social Networks and Behavior

    In their groundbreaking work on the social contagion associated with health behavior derived from the Framingham Heart Study, Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler found that behaviors of a friend, a friend of a friend, and even a friend … Continue reading

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Madam X is Now Your Car–Face and Mind-Reading Get Automotive

           Matt Dunford, a designer, with the Fiat Chrysler Portal. It would make             automatic adjustment based on a driver’s preferences and even read     your mood. The Band’s former lead guitarist, … Continue reading

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