Q2 2014 Consumer Sharing Trends Report Reveals New Insights Into the Devices, Channels and Topics that Drive Social Sharing

The “Year of Mobile” has been upon the industry for some time now. Despite this, it seems that consumers still haven’t integrated mobile into their lives at the expected pace. However, the Q2 2014 Consumer Sharing Trends Report which we released today provides evidence that we haven’t been crying wolf; mobile stock is finally soaring. The rate at which consumers have adapted to mobile and social has been astonishing, and our report takes a look at the devices, channels, topics and demographics driving the mobile sharing revolution. We offer actionable insights to help marketers and publishers engage their audiences who are sharing on the go. (more…)

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Earthquake shakes up Napa Valley and Social Media

The earthquake that rocked Napa Valley on Sunday also rocked social media, from coast to coast. We saw a major spike in sharing on the day of the earthquake, there were more than 50,000 total social events, 10X more social interactions related to earthquakes than normal. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the Bay Read more…

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Top Shares 8-26-2014

ftw.usatoday.com Billy Crystal opens Emmy’s tribute to Robin Williams with hilarious anecdote about 1989 Mets game Billy Crystal, long time friend and fellow comedian of Robin Williams, made a beautiful tribute to the recently passed actor at the 2014 Emmy Awards last night. He recalled a time when him and Robin sat in the Shea Read more…

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Take the Complexity out of Product Planning by Using it as the Metric

Creating a product is inherently riddled with unknowns and hurdles. As we refine and define processes to streamline the confluence of efforts throughout the team, some of the nuances when practicing those processes can be distracting. Process should help streamline work not create it, and output should not create more work for others or yourself Read more…

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Here today, Gone tomorrow?

Can the new cat video actually have a true impact on ALS? I hope so. #icebucketchallenge No doubt that the Ice Bucket Challenge is dominating your social feeds. No doubt, 10 days ago your response was like mine, “what the hell is this?” Fast forward 10 days and you’ve probably doused yourself, challenged many more and hopefully donated some Read more…

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ShareThis Women Mingle with Bay Area Women in Tech

ShareThis women attended the “Meet, Mingle and Mentor” social for women in Tech at Box Inc.  in Los Altos, CA.  The event was organized by Box Inc and attracted more than one hundred women in tech from local companies, including twenty plus high school girls learning about high tech over the summer. The mentoring and Read more…

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Vendor Evaluation of Content Analysis Systems

In April 2014, I worked with other members of the ShareThis team on a vendor evaluation of content analysis systems. Content analysis is important because it help us understand the websites in our network better. The function of a content analysis system is as follows. When you give it text, it tells you what categories* Read more…

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Top Shares Tribute to Robin Williams

Yesterday the world lost a comedic genius, incredible improvisationalist and poignant actor in Robin Williams’ passing. He never failed to make us laugh, cry or truly believe in the character he was portraying. Here is how Hollywood, friends and fans took to social media to commemorate the iconic actor, comedian and person. hollywoodreporter.com Hollywood Mourns Read more…

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Top Shares 8-8-2014

hollywoodreporter.com Box Office: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Opens to Strong $4.6M Thursday Night There will be a superhero battle at the box office this weekend between the crime fighting Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the Guardians of the Galaxy. Both have had stellar opening numbers (though Guardians premiered a week earlier) but both also pose Read more…

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ShareThis’ Dr. Yan Qu Named one of Fortune’s 2014 Big Data All-Stars

At ShareThis, we put people before data. Our VP of Data Science, Dr. Yan Qu, leads the charge on this front when she works everyday to make the world more connected, valuable and trusted through sharing. She was recently recognized for her excellent work and dedication when she was named on Fortune’s 2014 Big Data Read more…

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Data Pipeline Management Framework on Oozie

Oozie, a workflow scheduler system that manages Hadoop jobs, provides key features for our data pipeline management framework. In the below presentation you will discover in more depth about the following: Architecture of campaign analytics The issues in the old campaign analytics processes Building pipeline management framework for robust computing environment Read on to learn Read more…