It turns out that we’re not all on Facebook all day, every day. This infographic shows marketers in different industries how to catch people when they’re in the mood for everything from finance to fast food, any day of the week.
LinkedIn shares rose $5.94 or 6.5% yesterday to $97.78 after a Goldman Sachs analyst downgraded the stock from buy to neutral. LinkedIn had just dipped below $90 on March 20th on a down day for the market, and many pundits expected a sharp buyback after the dip. Investors hadn’t expected Analyst Heath Terry to explain that LinkedIn had a “high perceived value” with recruiters and that its Corporate Hiring Solution product had large growth potential.
In a world where everyone’s opinion is publicly recorded, it should be theoretically possible to determine the most popular concept of the moment — be it a movie, a song, a feeling or even a stock. Certainly, we don’t have enough information at this point to record everyone’s fleeting thoughts, but Twitter is something that makes a good temporary approximation. And that’s what led University of California, Riverside professor Vagelis Hristidis to investigate whether Twitter sentiment could help predict the stock market.
The one you want is still a while off, but there’s plenty of action for you to drool over
In fairness, how much of that $20 billion did it deserve anyway?
Here’s the reason why everyone wants in on the “sideshow”.
The best things come to those who wait… even if we want them right now.
We might not get a cut of this deal, but there’s a lot we can learn from it
Can Groupon really pull this off? Really?
Could this affect the quality of talent social media companies can hire later?