Category Archives: social networks

A New Online Community for University Students

Kempus is an online community where students can connect and share course reviews anonymously. Read more

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Best of 2019: How AI Killed Google’s Social Network

[February 4, 2019] Facebook turns 15 today, after announcing last week a record profit and 30% revenue growth. Also today, “you will no longer be able to create new Google+ profiles, pages, communities or events,” in anticipation of the complete … Continue reading

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Ranking of Social Networking Sites, January 2018

Source: Statista

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IDC’s Predictions for Big Data & Analytics, Cloud, Mobile, and Social

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13-Year-Old Facebook Dominates Social Media

  Facebook was launched on February 4, 2004 when went live. Its home screen read, says David Kirkpatrick in The Facebook Effect, “Thefacebook is an online directory that connects people though social networks at colleges.” Zuckerberg’s classmate Andrew McCollum … Continue reading

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What has @Facebook Wrought: No More Six Degrees of Separation

Facebook: How connected is the world? Playwrights [1], poets [2], and scientists [3] have proposed that everyone on the planet is connected to everyone else by six other people. In honor of Friends Day, we’ve crunched the Facebook friend graph … Continue reading

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What Happens on the Web in 60 Seconds (Infographic)

Source: Qmee

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Big Data Quotes: Disruptive Innovation?

“By definition, big data cannot yield complicated descriptions of causality. Especially in healthcare. Almost all of our diseases occur in the intersections of systems in the body. For example, there is a drug that is marketed by Elan BioNeurology called … Continue reading

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Are You Social, Mr. CEO?

Integrating data from social networks with other data sources is a big reason for companeis to invest in big data technologies and processes.  But at the top, is there sufficient understanding of the value of social networks and the data … Continue reading

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