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It’s no news that unstructured data has been a highly sought after source since its inception, first for determining public topical insights and now for training machine learning algorithms. The critical question to answer is whether you should outsource the collection to overcome business challenges or not? Mike Madarasz explains

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Social networks, in one form or another, have existed since people first began to interact. Indeed, put two or more people together and you have the foundation of a social network. It is therefore no surprise that, in today’s Internet-everywhere world, online social networks have become entirely ubiquitous. Within this

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Twitter has pulled the plug on its data feed ecosystem by revoking access of its syndicated data feed of all tweets generated throughout the microblogging site, collectively called the ‘Firehose,’ to all partnered third parties. The move comes as a followup to its acquisition of the social media API aggregation

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Word is that Snapchat, the Los Angeles based photo messaging application, is preparing a foray into a very hot branch of artificial intellligence – deep learning. Citing a knowledgeable source, VentureBeat reveals that the popular app, with an interest in deep learning has been developing a research team “to run

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Basketball Tournament, branded the March Madness has been raising a social media storm through last month. One startup (amongst many peers), has been providing tools to gauge and provide actionable data to marketers throughout the event. Cross-channel analytics provider Origami Logic found that although Twitter

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The second day at F8, Facebook’s annual developer conference, saw quite a few updates from the social networking giant. Facebook’s Chief Technology Officer, Mike Schroepfer, addressed their “long-term technology investments” in Connectivity Lab, Facebook AI Research and Oculus. Speaking about Facebook’s AI endeavour, Schroepfer said demonstrated how they have progressed

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With the aim to offer a more nuanced content to the user, Pinterest have unveiled a machine learning tool that provides the user with the most personalized and relevant Pins. The ML tool, titled Pinnability, runs on smart feed, “and estimates the relevance score of how likely a Pinner will

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Dataminr, a real-time information discovery outfit, has picked up $130 million in growth capital in a Series D funding round, it announced on Tuesday after Wall Street Journal broke the news. “This newly raised capital will enable Dataminr to meet the tremendous global demand for our products, expand into new

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Social intelligence and visualisation company Wayin have gone further in their endeavour to root out social media gold by devising a search engine of sorts. This latest offering has been developed to enable marketers in digital media to gain insight on and engage the target audience through organised display of

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World’s leading link shortener, Bitly issued a report which indicates that Facebook’s influence has increased significantly from Q3 to Q4 with the largest boost coming from mobile devices. Facebook, they say has taken proactive steps to resolve the issue of dark social-  those that have no referrer data and can’t

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