Big Data is Sexy

Is big data still a buzzword or is it for real? Wikibon expects the Big Data market to top $84 billion in 2026, which represents a 17% compound annual growth rate over the 15 year period beginning in 2011 This means, it’s beyond a point of just being a buzzword and data being a big conundrum […]

Top 5 Posts on Twitter Wallpaper Removal

If you are someone who logs in to Twitter web account, you might have noticed the silent removal of wallpaper. This happened last week and many of the posts online point out to the fact that the users are livid on such a move. It is being widely speculated that Twitter will start pushing ads […]

The Data Analytics Conundrum

Recently, I was speaking at Social Media Day, Ahmedabad and one of the speaker was Girish Huria, Head – Communications at eBay India. One of the point he mentioned was around data analytics and how it’s helping brands like him to read consumers mind. Really!? Now after my talk, a lady in the audience asked […]

Are You A Social Media Influencer? Think Again

Social Media Influencer – How many times have you read this on numerous bios and wondered what they are? Last week, as I was going through my Facebook Stream, stumbled upon this post by a good friend Prasant Naidu. Twitter Bio: #I #am #a #social #media #influencer.I have 1100+ followersI follow 1000+ people Posted by […]

Linkedin To Introduce Remarketing

Remarketing, while not a new concept, it has been made very popular by all the e-commerce companies off late. Try searching for a product on any e-commerce site and leave without making a purchase, you most probably will see an ad stalking you over any site you go. The purist in advertising hate remarketing since […]

Sunday Six: The Panda 4.0 Conundrum

Panda 4.0 was released last week and this release has been talked much from the Payday Loan 2.0 perspective. Google is rolling out our Panda 4.0 update starting today. — Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) May 20, 2014 The current release targets spammy queries and I already see many folks over my social network complaining about loss of traffic. But […]

Sunday Six: All About Vic Gundotra

Vic Gundotra is leaving Google. Rather stale news by now. But the best part was, he posted about it in his Google+ stream with an ‘And then’ update. As head of Google I/O and Google+, Vic was pretty instrumental in making Google+ mainstream and driving it’s adoption. Unfortunately, the departure is indeed creating some negative […]