Facebook in Brazil– how did our predictions from a few years ago turn out?

The social sphere evolves quickly, especially in the past few years. Fabio Ricotta of mestreSEO interviewed us back in 2010, and some predictions surfaced about where Facebook was heading: Fabio: Dennis, can you tell our community who you are and some background information about you? Dennis: Fabio, pleasure to join you. I am formerly of Yahoo and now the co-founder …

4 Conversion Conference Chicago Facebook Marketing Tips Worth Their Weight in Gold

One area I wasn’t expecting to gain much knowledge in from attending Conversion Conference Chicago is Facebook marketing. I’m not talking about more fans or people liking your cat pictures; I’m talking about measurable ROI. These tips will supercharge your Facebook marketing: 1.) Utilize lookalike audiences to find new prospects Match your existing customer base (email list) to Facebook and …

13 shocking things the NSA discovered from mining social data

With all of the talk of NSA and Prism lately, one has to wonder what exactly they discovered when mining your social data. Don’t ask us how we got this, but here’s what leaked:   1. The security of the nation’s tacos are at stake… 2. As is our precious mashed potato supply…   3. That we’re all bad drivers… …

Social Media Analytics is not a software or technical problem

In the world of big data, vendors think the problem is about storage and processing. So they write articles like this about the need for If you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Big data means big waste…. unless you have mapped the business goal back to the data elements needed to make a decision. If you don’t know what problem …

Facebook can predict if you’re gay and like ice cream

Networked Insights saw declining mentions of iPhones by teens as a signal for Apple’s depressed earnings forecast What women most want is ice cream, while men want cars says social analytics firm NetBase. Facebook can predict if you’re gay or exactly where you’ll be in one year from now within 50 meters with high accuracy (Hey, do you like Spongebob and work out on Wednesday mornings …

Self-serving company announces 250% annual growth and industry accolades

At OmniSocial Incorporated, the self-proclaimed industry leader in social media marketing, we recorded 250% annual growth and expanded our Seattle office by precisely 14.2%. “We’re extremely proud of our growth this quarter,” our CEO, William Lumbergh, told Forbes early this afternoon. That 14.2% translates to a single new hire, making our total headcount 8 employees. 7 of them are in sales …

Adobe Social predicts the future with Social Predictive Publishing

Marty McFly has a silver DeLorean that can go 88 miles per hour. And Adobe announced predictive publishing on Facebook. Integrated into the Adobe Social publishing tool, it will increase your newsfeed exposure by: Suggesting when to post. Identifying low-ranking words to replace, including synonyms to use. Predicting how many likes, comments, and shares you’ll get. Show you historical posts with similar …