Google Obtains IBM Technology for Assessing Social Users' Interests Among a handful of patents transferred last December 31 from IBM's portfolio to that of Google, as first discovered by Bill Slawski of SEO By the Sea, is a system for processing text compiled by users of social networks, and ascertaining their common interests. We've already seen the rise of tools such as Radian6 for ascertaining social net users' individual interests; this new technology, which received a U.S. patent only one year ago, would judge what concepts they share with one another. The goal of this technology, as IBM originally stated, is to literally to filter out irrelevant links to articles that may not pertain to users' search intentions. What we don't know yet is whether Google intends to use this technology, or simply keep others from using it first. "Many Internet users make frequent searches for information, such as product reviews, hotels and travel destinations, and the like, as well as for on-line services such as shopping sites.
The Most Complete Twitter Application List Available - 2011 Edition I believe this is the best, most complete and accurate list of valuable Twitter applications available on the internet right now. To be fair, I absolutely have merged and plagiarized other older and outdated lists that I found (the larger ones are credited below). However, I spent a good deal of time to clean out the dead applications, delete the apps that were overly quirky or being developed, focus more on the apps that increase productivity, and add in many of the new great apps that have come out over the past six months - particularly in the productivity / business apps section where my primary interest lies. I have also tagged the tools that cost money / have a premium option ($) as well as if they have a valuable free option (F/$). Finally, while application selection can be a personal thing, I tagged my favorite app (*) in each category. Simple Web Based Clients and Twitter Viewing Tools
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In a networked world, why is the geography of knowledge still uneven? Children in an internet shop in Jakarta. The distribution of online knowledge is heavily weighted towards the global north. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images Digital information – photographs, blogs, videos, tweets, Wikipedia articles, reviews, descriptions, stories, and myriad other types of content – surrounds us. The amount of (mostly unpaid) human labour behind this content is astonishing.
Analytic.ly Provides Real-Time and Historical Twitter Analysis For brands, developers and curious users, PeopleBrowsr is rolling out an interesting new tool. Analytic.ly helps people and companies "visualize, study and measure" Twitter conversations happening all over the web through general and custom reports and graphs.Topics and trends are stored and indexed, so researchers (be they corporate or otherwise) can get data on conversations with some historical context, as well as real-time stats. The user interface is simple and friendly, with a robust custom dashboard for subscribers. Subscriptions for premium features start at $20 per month. This is one of the most full-featured apps we've seen for analyzing Twitter data. It combines a lot of functionality from a wide range of tools in a single dashboard that's ideal for the Twitter-focused brand.
Twitter Unfollower Tracker Free to Join For users with up to 25k friends/followers, Who Unfollowed Me provides a limited functionality 'Lite' version. There is a paid 'Pro' version that has more features and can accommodate users with up to 75k friends/followers. Check Unfollowers Twimbow - Colored Thoughts The Rainbow vanished Hi folks, today is a sad day here in Twimbowland, In the last communiques, Twitter discouraged the development of new applications replicating the core Twitter Experience, called “Traditional Clients”, among which Twimbow is included. They outlined some rules ( read here ) which disheartened us and now we have no longer enthusiasm to continue our adventure.
Follow Button Updated on Fri, 2014-02-07 13:58 The Follow Button is a small widget which allows users to easily follow a Twitter account from any webpage. The Follow Button uses the same implementation model as the Tweet Button, and its integration is just as simple. By using the Follow Button, you agree to the Developer Rules of the Road. Overview