Clustering Twitter Users into Demo-definable Groups | RBDR

July 19, 2017. Today on RBDR:

1) Penn State researchers are studying how to make demographic sense of Twitter users in groups so that these can be sliced and iced demographically.

2) MarketResearchCareer’s annual supplier study is out and we zero in on the choices of 3,200 respondents in Thought Leadership, Unique Methodologies, and Quality Deliverables among full-service agencies, qualitative agencies, syndicated providers, online sample and online survey software.

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Big Data drives “Single Unified View.” The challenges of better data segmentation. (RBDR 04.27.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) A “Single Unified View” is being driven by the onset of Big Data, and its overabundance of data that can be applied to create never-before seen understanding.

2) Marketers, with few exceptions are gaga about segmentation and calling for more reliance on it, BUT moving beyond age and gender is exceptionally challenging.

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Gallup survey savaged; 9th annual best MR vendors report from MRCareer.com (RBDR–6/26/2014)

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Today: 1) Gallup’s survey of influence of social media on American consumer purchases draws fire for age of the information and how evaluation was conducted. 2) MarketResearchCareer.com’s 9th Annual Survey of MR Professionals throws kudos at many different companies. 3) Pages views, unique visitors and clicks have been widely discredited as digital metrics, so two organizations have their own metric theories. Both are built on the premise of “time spent,” but that isn’t gathering full buy-in either.

Instagram’s amazing engagement going away; static ads best flashy ads (RBDR–5/6/2014)

Tuesday May 6 on RBDR, sponsored by Toluna (http://www.toluna-group.com), bringing people and brands together to improve decision making via the world’s largest social voting community.

1) Forrester Research says its study shows Instagram’s amazing user engagement, but states that is about to be watered down based on what it has been told about Facebook plans. 2) Can you believe that static advertising outperforms flashy, animated advertising? See and hear what Sticky discovered on behalf of Adblock Plus that led to this conclusion.