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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Oracle buys Maxymizer. Google Glass returning. (RBDR 8.31.2015)

Today on RBDR:

1) Oracle enters an agreement to buy Maxymizer, boosting its Web viewing measurement and analysis.

2) New statistics reveal companies are shifting their focus and spending from customer channels to tracking the full customer journey and new evidence of the TV-Twitter connection, and its benefits.

3) Multiple reports says Google Glass is coming back, boasting additions and improvements.

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3 academics attempt to link Twitter and online panel data (RBDR 4.8.2015)

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Today on RBDR: Assistant Professors from the University of Georgia, George Washington University and Johns Hopkins are comparing data collected from Twitter with online surveys data about attitudes about vaccinations during specific time periods. Their goal is to find ways of inserting tweets to fill in data holes left by survey research and, possibly, to supplant online surveys on the subject.

Tweets return to Google search. Online data qual is still a problem. (RBDR 2.11.2015)

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Today on RBDR: 1) Reports have spread that Twitter will allow Google to search tweets beginning later this year. 2) Tabla Mobile founder Scott Weinberg, also a veteran online panel executive, points out numerous examples of questionable online panel and survey data quality.

Consumers: digital privacy kaput; Multiple tweets aid brands (RBDR–6/2/2014)

Monday June 2 on RBDR, sponsored by Toluna (, bringing people and brands together to improve decision making via the world’s largest social voting community.

1) A U.S. and UK consumer privacy study shows they have written off digital privacy as basically unavailable, yet 49% of them are indifferent about tracking them if they received brand offers.

2) Multiple tweets about a brand induce consumer behavior, according to a Twitter, ARF, Fox and DB5.

3) Google’s share of search engine activity may be significantly larger than the 67% reported by comScore.

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