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Can Twitter Predict Your Favorite Book?

Posted 01.03.2013 | Books

Can Twitter tell you what books to read next? That's the premise behind BookRx, an online experiment from the Knight Lab, created by Larry Birnbaum, c...

Sniffing Out Socialbots: The Combustive Potential of Social Media-Based Algorithms

John Bates | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business
John Bates

With the high frequency-obsessed trading community, speed is essential. And social media, particularly Twitter, is becoming a key source of high-speed information for feeding trading algorithms.