Twitter and Facebook are Rapidly Rising Across All Major US Demographic Groups as Primary News Platforms

Cutting across five fundamental demographic segments, Twitter and Facebook are now the primary sources for news among the US population. This was the central finding of a new report issued on July 14, 2015 by the Pew Research Center for Journalism and Media entitled News Use on Facebook and Twitter Is on the Rise by […]

Visualization, Interpretation and Inspiration from Mapping Twitter Networks

[This post was originally uploaded on September 26, 2014. It has been updated below with new information on February 5, 2015.] Have you ever wondered what a visual map of your Twitter network might look like? The realization of such Twitter topography was covered in a terrific post on September 24, 2014 on socialmediatoday.com entitled […]

Startup is Visualizing and Interpreting Massive Quantities of Daily Online News Content

Just scratching the surface, some recent Subway Fold posts have focused upon sophisticated efforts, scaling from startups to established companies, that analyze and then try to capitalize upon big data trends in finance¹, sports² , cities³, health care* and law**. Now comes a new report on the work of another interesting startup in this sector […]

Minting New Big Data Types and Analytics for Investors

Along with the exponential growth of big data in terms of its quantity, myriad of collection points, nearly limitless storage capabilities, and complex analytics, investors are keenly interested in discovering unique advantages from this phenomenon to be applied in the securities markets.* While financial institutions of all types have used sophisticated metrics and predictions to […]