2020: The Year Data Saved The World

Waxing UnLyrical

I think it will be as The Year Data Saved The World. So, while 2020 will certainly be The Year COVID-19 Changed The World, I think it will also be The Year Data Saved The World. Using data to solve a problem. This is what I mean by 2020 being The Year Data Changed The World.

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LinkedIn Explains Data Scraping Amid Reports of More Data Hacks and Breaches

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has repeatedly said that claimed data 'hacks' are not a result of security flaws

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The Future of PR is Precision – Less Gut, More Data

Waxing UnLyrical

PR has become more challenging and practitioners can no longer rely on gut instinct alone – especially as they become more closely aligned with marketing teams that utilize technology and data to demonstrate results. Data that PR professionals should be assessing includes: Newsroom engagement.

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Instagram Expands its Insights Data to 60 Days, Providing More Analytical Capacity

Social Media Today

The expansion will provide a heap more data insight for Instagram marketers

Data Hacks at Facebook and LinkedIn Spark Concerns Among Users

Social Media Today

Both Facebook and LinkedIn are dealing with reports of new data breaches - but is it actually new data

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Facebook Rolls Out Data Use Check-Up to Ensure Developers Adhere to Data Usage Guidelines

Social Media Today

Facebook is rolling out its Data Usage Check Up Tool to all developers using its API in order to reduce data misuse

Social Intelligence Maturity and Understanding Data Sources

Audiense

Over the past decade, social data research methodologies have undergone a significant transformation.

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How can I see more than just Twitter data?

Audiense

This is the second part of a two part series in which we tackle the question, and its iterations, that we see all too often when users approach Audiense and other social data analytic platforms: how can I see more than just Twitter data?

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Clubhouse Faces New Security Questions After Significant Data Breach

Social Media Today

The security of rising audio social app Clubhouse is being questioned after a major data breach was detected over the weekend

WhatsApp Seeks to Clarify Data-Sharing Update Following User Backlash

Social Media Today

WhatsApp recently announced a change in how it shares user data with parent company Facebook, which has many users spooked

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TikTok, China and the New Data Battleground

Social Media Today

With concerns rising about China's recent actions in India and Hong Kong, concerns around data gathering by social apps has also come into focus

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Google Tests New Ways to Limit Data Tracking for Android Users Who Opt-Out of Data Sharing

Social Media Today

Google is looking to provide more protections for users who opt-out of data tracking

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Common Data Recovery Myths Debunked

Tweaklibrary

Losing data from your computer or laptop is probably like a nightmare. The reasons could be one too many, ranging from hard drive failure to simply hitting that shift+delete button only to realize later that what you have just deleted was critical data. Windows 10 Data Recovery Myths.

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Twitter Updates Data Tracking Options for Website Click and App Install Campaigns

Social Media Today

Twitter has added some new data tracking options to help advertisers mitigate changes in data attribution

Strengthening Brand-Consumer Relationships with Data

Audiense

In the right hands, data can be extremely useful for enriching people’s lives – from improving their shopping experiences to addressing their biggest pain points.

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Humanize Your Brand with Data and Social Insights using these 5 Strategies

Pam Moore

It's easy to get lost in a sea of avatars and data insights. Marketers must use the data and social media insights to connect in a more human way. We should use the data to build more quality relationships and emotionally connect with the humans we want to do business with. The data can help us deep dive into factors that enable higher quality of everything including relationships. 5 easy ways to use data and social insights to humanize your brand.

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Twitter Updates Data Sharing Policy, Which Will See More User Data Provided for Advertising Purposes

Social Media Today

Twitter has announced a change to its data sharing policy which will see it provide more user insight for ad targeting, and no way to opt out for most users

How is Lean Data Management Better Than Big Data?

Socialmedia.biz

Having data lakes with a lot of information collected from customers seems like a favorable idea amongst most businesses but is it effective? Think about it – collecting and storing large amounts of data requires storage costs computing power as well as human resources to process.

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When Social Media Meets Big Data

Mindjumpers

Big data meets social media. So unless you’ve been buried under a rock, you’ve probably heard of ‘big data’ as it’s one of the really hyped buzzwords in this industry. And if you haven’t, I’ll give you an example of my first encounter with big data. Rather it was an example of how big data works. Big data is the outcome of all the movements and actions we do online. This is an enormous, unimaginable amount of data.

Google Delays Phasing Out of Data Tracking Cookies in Order to Develop More Inclusive Solutions

Social Media Today

The delay will give marketers more time to prepare for coming data tracking changes

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Social Business + Big Data = Business intelligence

Mindjumpers

quintillion bytes of data. To put it into perspective, we have produced more than 90% of all online data that exists in the world today within these past two years. Combined, this online data equals Big Data. Being exceeding interested in the talk of Big Data, I’ve recently been inspired by the research and development of Big Data related software and applications. The point of Big Data and thereby BDAs is neither marketing nor PR. Tweet.

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WhatsApp’s Fight With The Indian Government Over Its Data Privacy Rules May Have Global Reverberations

Forbes Social Media

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is unlikely to move out of India, its biggest market, but concerns loom about data privacy, freedom of speech and mass surveillance.

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Snapchat Shares New User Data on the Growing Excitement Around the Re-Opening of Movie Cinemas

Social Media Today

Snapchat has shared some new data on how Snapchatters are looking forward to returning to the cinema

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Pinterest Publishes New Data on Emerging eCommerce Behaviors

Social Media Today

Pinterest has published new data on the rise of grocery and food shopping online amid COVID-19, which could have wider implications for eCommerce

Facebook Updates iOS 14.5 Prompt to Encourage Users to Keep Data Tracking On

Social Media Today

prompts, which employ a form of scare tactic to encourage users not to switch off data tracking Facebook has added a new element to its iOS 14.5

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Facebook Looks to Provide More Data Transparency with Revamped 'Access Your Information' Tool

Social Media Today

Facebook has revamped its personal data access tool to make it easier for users to find out what data Facebook's tracking

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LinkedIn Publishes Top 50 Companies to Work for in 2021 Listing, Based on Platform Data

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has published its 2021 listing of the top companies to work for, which takes into account a range of on-platform data indicators

TikTok Shares Latest Data on Content Removals and Enforcement Actions

Social Media Today

TikTok has released its latest Transparency Report, detailing all of its content removals and enforcement efforts in the first half of 2020

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Twitter's Now Showing Users New Prompts Asking Them Not to Switch Off Data Tracking

Social Media Today

Twitter is calling on users to leave iOS data sharing on following Apple's recent iOS 14.5 update

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Data-driven vs data-informed creativity: 6 experts share their visions

Audiense

The debate around whether organizations should adopt a data-driven or a data-informed approach is not new. We wanted to gather the opinions of a few industry professionals on creativity, and the pros and cons of it being either driven or informed by data.

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Snapchat Shares New Data on How Users are Looking to Celebrate Easter, Ramadan and Passover

Social Media Today

Snapchat has published some new data on usage during upcoming seasonal events, and key trends for marketers to note

Facebook Launches Next Stage of Campaign Against Apple's Upcoming Data Tracking Changes

Social Media Today

Facebook has re-upped its push against Apple's coming changes to in-app data tracking, which will make all data gathering opt-in

Using User Data to Make Better UX Decisions

Socialmedia.biz

Data drives the heart of. We all are searching for ways to enhance our UX design and find ways to make better UX decisions. For those of you who don’t know, UX stands for user experience, and basically represents how a user interacts with and experiences a product, system, or service.

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YouTube Adds Connected TV Data to YouTube Analytics, New Insight on Returning Viewers

Social Media Today

YouTube will now provide more insight into how people are viewing your video content, with data on your connected TV audience

Facebook Adds New Volunteer Features for Earth Day, Shares New Data on Climate Change Awareness

Social Media Today

Facebook has added some new volunteer features for Earth Day, and published new data on climate change awareness

Digital Data Tracking and Privacy: The Future Implications of COVID-19

Social Media Today

Both Facebook and Google are now contributing location tracking data to help combat COVID-19, but privacy advocates have warned that there are dangers with this approach

Facebook Shares New Insights into its Evolving Data Privacy and Protection Efforts

Social Media Today

Facebook has shared a new overview of its evolving data privacy and protection efforts

Social intelligence maturity and fighting the need for data

Audiense

Over the past decade, social data research methodologies have undergone a significant transformation.

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Facebook Outlines Evolving Privacy Tools on Data Privacy Day

Social Media Today

Facebook has outlined its evolving data privacy tools on Data Privacy Day, including its off-platform activity listing and improved log-in alerts

Big data: seeing the forest and the trees

Sherrilynne Starkie

You can see the forest and the trees in big data, according to Nora Young , the Canadian author and the host of CBC Radio One’s Spark, in her opening keynote at last week’s Fireworks Factory conference held on Galiano Island, British Columbia. Her topic was “Big data as a new information ecosystem.”. Harvard calls big data the sexiest job of the 21 st Century. Young said that we all generate data about our everyday lives. It’s messy data.

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[PODCAST] Data Stories: Leaders at Work - Episode with Christina Garnett

Audiense

Data Stories: Leaders at Work is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Rahul Jerome , founder of insight-intelligence.com and The Insight Network , co-organised by Audiense.

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[PODCAST] Data Stories: Leaders at Work - Episode with Paul Edwards

Audiense

Data Stories: Leaders at Work is a weekly podcast brought to you by Audiense. Hosted by Rahul Jerome, founder of insight-intelligence.com , the series captures personal anecdotes and career highlights from some of the most talented and brightest minds in the research and insights industry.

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Facebook Tests New Prompts to Encourage Users to Allow Data Tracking as IDFA Changes Loom

Social Media Today

Facebook is looking to provide more context on data tracking a means to negate the expected impacts of a coming change in iOS

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