The Facebook Data Science Team marked Thanksgiving by analyzing anonymized, aggregate data from English-speaking users in the U.S. to determine what they were most thankful for, and friends, family and health topped the list.
More details have emerged on Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s purchases of real estate on Kaua’i’s North Shore in Hawaii, as sources confirmed to Forbes that Zuckerberg shelled out more than $100 million for two adjacent parcels of land, encompassing more than 700 acres.
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, live in Palo Alto, Calif., and own a second home in San Francisco. And now, according to a report by Pacific Business News, the North Shore of Kaua’i in Hawaii is next on the list.
The Facebook Data Science Team enjoyed a honeymoon period recently, using data from check-ins on the social network to determine the top honeymoon destinations in 2014, for both U.S. users and globally.
What effect does daylight saving time have on Facebook users? According to a study of anonymized, aggregated user data from the social network by Mike Develin, Lada Adamic, and Bogdan State of the Facebook Data Science Team, from 5 a.m. to noon on the Monday after daylight saving time takes effect, inclusion of “feeling tired” in status updates is up 86 percent when compared with a typical Monday.
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by celebrities and athletes. This week’s edition featured the photo to the left of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker bundled up for hunting; as well as the photo atop the post, of Jack Osbourne after making it to the finals of ABC’s hit reality-competition show, “Dancing with the Stars.”
I recently caught up with Neenz Faleafine, who has worked on a variety of political campaigns as a social media director and consultant. There’s so much talk about what social media can do for brands, but it’s just as effective in the political arena. Reputation management is even more critical there, so these lessons will definitely extrapolate to your business social marketing.