The three laws of big data, from data to discovery... Without using any predictive analytics tools, I confidently predict that Facebook’s IPO will give rise to more vocal demands for people to “get a cut” of its—and other social media companies’—profits. People deserve, so the argument goes, a share of any profits derived from mining the social data pool which they have so willingly helped create. Occupy Facebook, anyone?[read more]
This week Google implemented “Search plus Your World,” a bit of a controversial change to its searches – it integrates Google+ comments into standard searches. Google+ members or those just signed into Google will be able do a regular search of the web as well as their own Google+ network – circles, photos, posts and more.[read more]
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