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Journalists and Social Media: Magazine Writers hate Twitter

Cision and Don Bates of George Washington University have recently conducted a research on Print and Web Journalists’ usage of social media for researching and reporting stories. Results are based on 371 responses from September 1, 2009 to October 13, 2009. There are approximately two thirds of all journalists and writers using social networking sites (e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn) for research, only about half of them use Twitter and magazine writers Read More...

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Avatar VS Sherlock Holmes on Social Media

I always think it’s interesting to see movies’ online mentions because movie business rely so much on Word on Mouth. I believe that “word of mouse” can somehow reflects how the movies are doing. You might also want to check out my previous post “Social Media Mentions of Movies predict Revenue“. Avatar is obviously ahead of the game, but Sherlock Holmes is catching up, I believe mention numbers will grow Read More...

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Will advertisers pay you to keep you annoyed?

I love advertising. I not a fan of American football but I watch Super Bowl only for the ads. I enjoy watching TV ads purely because of it’s form of art and creativity. So I would believe that I’m not a person who get easily influenced by an ad. A recent research conducted by Synovate shows that 67% think there are too many ads on TV, and only 39% think Read More...

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Asians are the true fans of iPhone

Apple iPhone was designed in the US, started in the US, and most of the great features and apps are based around the US. But apparently people in Asia love iPhone more than any other countries. Source: Google Trends Insight For a digital product like iPhone, it makes sense to approximately calculate popularity of the product by search volume, the crowds that are interested in purchasing iPhones are always the Read More...

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Latest: S. Korea still has the highest percentage of Internet users

Google just announced that 17 World Development Indicators can now be searched in Google search. Therefore you will see this in Google search result if you look for Internet users of a country: I’ve always been paying attention to World Bank as they have good amount of high quality data visualization and very useful data. With Google’s power, I pulled up the graph above in no time using Google’s visualization Read More...

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Twitter: Winner in “Instant Messaging”

Although I don’t count Twitter as an Instant Messaging service, it’s interesting to see this statistic published by Palo Alto Network few days ago. In the report, they put Twitter together with other popular IMer like msn, facebook chat, google chat and meebo. Surprisingly, they all went up since Spring this year, and even more surprising is that Twitter beats others as an “Instant Messaging” application. Guys, did we tweet Read More...

Apparently, teens are already tired of social networking

While marketers are considering shifting funds from traditional media to social media, a recent study done by Ofcom finds UK teens are starting to lose interest in social networking. Among the age group of 15 to 24, the growth of social networking has been slowing down since March last year. Number of people who created or own profiles on social networking sites fell 5% in the last year and a Read More...

If content is King, visualization is Queen

When there were less competitors in every industry, consumers purchase only for the functions and usability of products. Companies then realized they had to differentiate themselves when more and more competitors came up and shared their profits in the industry. Similar thing is happening in social media. As the graph above shows, the importance of branding and packaging grew since production era. Many companies these days set prices higher than Read More...

Social Media Mentions of Movies predict Revenue

As I mentioned on my other post “Movie Industry should love Twitter“, Twitter is a great tool for movie makers to spread the awareness about their new movies. On my recent studies, I found out something interesting. I’ve run a search with my listening tool to see the number of mentions of 3 recent movies (Harry Potter 6, The Hangover, and Transformers) on social media in the past 30 days. Read More...

Does timing really matter on Twitter?

It has been a popular topic on how people can engage with the most followers by tweeting at the right period of time. But does it really matter? What’s your purpose: People engage on Twitter for different reasons; some people use it as a broadcast medium, some use it to connect with friends, some are just on it for no specific reason. Although I strongly believe that content is what Read More...