FB, Twitter users express less offline; Skype to translate language in real time (RBDR 8/28/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) A Pew Research Center & Rutgers University study says Facebook and Twitter users are much less willing than most people to share their opinions offline about hot-button issues. There are obvious potential research implications from this. 2) Skype Translator is coming out this year to help break language barriers in real time between Skype users in different countries. 3) Comment from Farm Credit Canada market researcher Fred Wall regarding RBDR’s suggestion about renaming research functions “Decision Insights.”

P&G’s shift from MR dept to CMK (RBDR 8/27/14)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Does changing market research departments to Decision Insights make sense? A look back at what happened at P&G when the Market Research department became Consumer Market Knowledge 2) Millward Brown acquires InsightExpress to accelerate it cross-platform advertising effectiveness work.