Social media analytics can be a boon for businesses that use it wisely. Two founders of social data start-ups explain what they’ve learned so far.At the Mashable Media Summit in New York on Friday, founders of two social analytics start-ups–Parse.ly’s Sachin Kamdar and SocialFlow’s Frank Speiser–spoke on a number of emerging trends they’ve seen from the heaps of social data they monitor.
Twitter has revealed that it is getting a new look, with the micro-blog redesigning its profile pages.Now, and this may sound familiar to Facebook users, Twitter allows users to upload a new header photo which will appear whether you view a profile on the web or through the service’s myriad apps.So far so Facebook Timeline, but Twitter reckons the new design is all about bringing meaning to Twitter profiles.Bringing meaning”Starting today you can make your presence on Twitter more meaningful with new Twitter profiles,” explained the blog.”New profiles help you get to know people better through their pictures. Photo streams now appear below anyone’s most recent Tweets on iPhone, Android and iPad.”Swipe through the stream to see the photos other users have shared or tap any thumbnail to view their photos in fullscreen.”If you want to see these new profiles in action then head over to @todayshow where they have already made use of the new look.Related StoriesEd Sheeran is UK’s most pirated artist, Drake tops USShazam ups the second-screen ante, gets massive TV show boostZuckerberg knocked off top of media power list by GoogleAmazon Cloud Player heads to the UKNew BBC chief will look to create ‘genuinely digital content’ for first time
In 2011, the Thailand information and communications technology (ICT) market will be shaped by advancements in social media, greater acceptance of smartphones, and increased demands for data services for both fixed and wireless communications, according to the annual International Data Corporation’s (IDC) predictions report for the Thailand ICT market.