Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Twitter IPO Infographic on CNBC

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

As seen on CNBC.

We’re huge fans of Twitter at Mashwork. So when we got the opportunity to work with CNBC to create an infographic about Twitter’s recent IPO, we naturally got really excited.

For this infographic, we studied conversation across the social web the day before and through Twitter’s initial public offering on November 7th, analyzing how people on social media felt about the social netwok as it went through the next step of its maturation.

Interestingly, people felt very divided about Twitter going public. Many individuals expressed the opinion that Twitter was an over-valued company, and many said that it would make a poor investment. Other people were more optimistic, with people talking about how they wish they could invest.

What do you think? Take a look at our research and give us your two cents in the comments below.

Click to see the full infographic:

CNBC Infographic

On the Verge of Viral

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

While why certain videos go viral cannot be figured out by a single algorithm just yet, we’re constantly using our advanced social monitoring tools in innovative ways to provide predictions and insights. (more…)

To Read or Not To Read: Is It Really A Question?

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Terms of serviceThe Terms of Service, an agreement whose name you’re probably familiar with, but what about the contents of the infamous agreement? Chances are you’ve never even read one line, yet you have probably agreed to the terms multiple times in your Internet tenure.

On Twitter and Facebook in the past eight months, there were over 1,700 individuals who came out and admitted their secret: they don’t read any website or web services terms of service prior to signing up.

Why is this you ask?

Well, complaints included the agreement being too long for starters, while others just flat out didn’t care — they just wanted access to a site or service.

But really, should you care about what you’re potentially agreeing to?

In an ideal world, yes. However, the fact of the matter is that if you want to be on Facebook with your friends, you’ll agree to their terms, as there’s no way for you to negotiate your own terms of service.


Follow the Leader

Friday, July 20th, 2012

It’s been a few weeks since your last new Twitter follower and frustration begins to set is as you try to grow your brand. Then begins the search on how to gain more Twitter followers. There are websites dedicated to the problem at hand and for just as little as five dollars, one can gain 1k followers in less than 24 hours! Too good to be true? Maybe. But five dollars can be spared for an extra few followers, especially if that meant looking a little more relevant.