Twitter tweets its IPO; Rentrak primed for takeover? GOP pollsters mull how to improve their work (RBDR–9/16/13)

Today: 1) Twitter tweeted about its filing with the SEC for an IPO. 2) Bloomberg News foresees a Rentrak sale to one of several larger media research companies. 3) GOP pollsters are reviewing their 2012 polling methods with an eye on making changes.

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Joel Benenson disagrees but knows why 3/4 of U.S. “thinks” polls are biased; Many tweeters unknowingly reveal their physical location (RBDR–9/12/13)

Today: 1) Benenson Strategy Group President Joel Benenson (Obama’s pollster and advisor in his two presidential campaigns) responds to some of the results from Kantar’s survey that shows Americans think polling is biased.  2) A USC graduate student, Chris Weidemann, studied Twitter and he concluded that 20% of tweets inadvertently release the user’s physical location. He also developed an app that can detect tweeters’ locations.

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Vision Critical’s Andrew Reid addresses challenges for “Innovation” in MR; Aboutthedata.com (RBDR-9/11/13)

Today: 1) On his blog, Vision Critical founder, President & Chief Product Officer Andrew Reid waxes about the changing state of innovation in the research marketplace. 2) If you have not checked out Acxiom’s new website, Aboutthedata.com, see for yourself what all the hubbub is about. Find out what Acxiom knows about you and your family.

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