The Falling Cost of Ethnography | RBDR

January 6th, 2016. Today on RBDR:

1) Kathryn Korostoff blogs about the lessening cost of ethnography.

2) The French newspaper, Le Parisien, announces it will no longer pay for polling.

3) 2017 is the proper time for users of social media data to face a challenge: to bring the numerous differentiated tools used to collect platform, competitor, advertising, customer service and other data into a single data ecosystem.

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Only 2 apps can reveal users’ identities. Big Data and Qual: Partners, not rivals. (RBDR 04.19.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) A new study claims that using only two social media apps can reveal a user’s identity.

2) Big Data proves it’s not a threat to qualitative research, but that it’s instead a partner-in-arms.

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