People who watch entire seasons of television in one sitting are willing to share where they are in a series, but are careful of revealing spoilers, according to an analysis by social media research firm Fizziology. These binge viewers, as they’re called, showed very different behaviors for “House of Cards” than they are showing now for the upcoming season of “Arrested Development”: two Netflix original series that viewers can watch at their own pace.
God has filled 226 coffee mugs today and He’s not done yet. A team of creatives based in Chicago has built a website to track God’s every move through mentions of His holy name.
Silicon Valley-based social analytics provider NextPrinciples was named a winner of SAP HANA’s One Innovative App Contest for its event-monitoring and analytics Insight-to-Action platform, which processes and delivers social analytics in real-time for large organizations.
“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane might have rubbed a few critics the wrong way while hosting the 2013 Academy Awards, but most viewers didn’t think he was the worst host they’d ever seen. Social media research firm Fizziology analyzed Twitter and Facebook posts about the Oscars to find out what viewers thought of MacFarlane while he was on stage joking about Lincoln’s assassination and singing about actresses’ boobs.
Curalate, an analytics platform for marketers, is adding Instagram monitoring to its previously Pinterest-only dashboard, the company said today.
Bitly launched a trio of social data APIs (application programming interfaces) today that will allow their users to track which links being shared socially are garnering the most clicks.
Social influence scoring site Kred may be catching up to its largest competitor, Klout. Today, the company announced a new integration with Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud Insights.
Social analytics firm Topsy has released a new version of its Pro Analytics platform. With enhanced alerts and geo-inference features, said Topsy’s Jamie deGuerre, “you can get an early signal about things that are going to become news before they become news, before they appear as articles on the Web.”
From the social analytics firm that created the Twitter Political Index comes a new tool that can help you to take the temperature of the Internet before you create your next story or marketing campaign. Opened to the public on August 21, Topsy and its premium version, Topsy Pro, can scour billions of posts, pages, and public tweets – going back several years or just in the last hour – to pull up detailed trending reports on any keyword.
PeopleBrowsr, the social analytics service that created Kred, has mined the Twitter hose for data on the Internet’s most viral people and subjects since 2008. Today, the company released an API that enriches Kred’s social influence scoring system with in-depth reports. With PeopleBrowser, users can search key words and phrases, hashtags, names, bio data such as gender, interactions between users, location, or communities to pull up information on any topic.