Category Archives: Data mining

Facebook introduces Graph Search: natural language search within the social network giant

Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search. Looks like natural language searching will be soon available to all Facebook users! Check for more details on Graph Search here on Facebook Newsroom. During the live coverage provided by Mashable, an example search was: … Continue reading

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LinkedIn marks 200 million members milestone

As reported by SearchEngineWatch, LinkedIn has just reached the 200 million members milestone, almost one-fifth of Facebook users and as much as Twitter. How does a professional and job-oriented social network stack up against the current economic downturn and unemployment … Continue reading

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What Facebook knows – about human behaviour and a lot more by mining its huge users’ database

Technology Review, published by MIT: if you still don’t know it you’re in trouble. Get a copy, now. I love it, it’s one of the very best publications around. Period. August 2012 issue features a cover story about Facebook and … Continue reading

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Facebook debut in Wall Street accounts for 0.25 percent of all online conversations

It’s 2.30 PM (NY Timezone) and Facebook just estabilished another ground-breaking record. Conversations about the Facebook IPO accounted for 0.25 percent of all online discussion during the first part of the workday, according to NM Incite, a company that tracks … Continue reading

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Cloud computing for business: a well thought-out presentation

If you’re somehow wondering how this crazy little/big thing called Cloud will change your life – and your business, anytime soon, check this Slideshare presentation by Ramkumar Lakshminarayanan. Discovering the value of the cloud for the business View more presentations … Continue reading

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Web war: Google, Facebook and most other players, an interactive infographics

French news site Rue89 reports about a so-called Web giants war in really interesting infographic – an interactive one too. Facts and some figures, here are some players’ revenues in billion Euros. Apple 49,2 billion euros Microsoft 47,2 billion euros … Continue reading

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Social networks like you’ve never seen before: Amazing Social Visualizations

I’m quite involved into social network, social media and users’ profiling – and social behaviour interpretation – so I always check for content like infographics that sum up all valuable social media data – and don’t mess with useless details. … Continue reading

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IBM smashes data storage drive record: 120 petabytes, the biggest hard drive ever?

According to a white paper study from IDC there will be 1800 exabytes (EB) of digital data in 2011, up from 220 EB in 2007. Such growth places the data user under tremendous pressure to turn data into actionable insights … Continue reading

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