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Battle of the hashflags, and other World Cup Buzz

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All the buzz from the World Cup Opening ceremony in Brazil. Apparently, there’s a little sporting competition happening this summer… Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you can’t have escaped the fact that the football World Cup 2014 has just kicked off in Rio. Here at Jam we’ve been busy putting a data spin on the Opening Ceremony, held last night.

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Jam’s Ode to Le Tour

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Over three weeks, a sporting event like no other gripped and thrilled its worldwide audience. And no I’m not talking about F1, cricket or golf (though outstanding sports all three). From the 2nd to the 24th of July, the gutsiest athletes on the planet battled, suffered and sacrificed as they climbed, descended and sprinted in the greate ...

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Bloom lets you infograph your social network

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Bloom have put together an interesting way of visualizing your social network; your most ‘active’ contacts are represented as clustered bubbles within a circle, with smaller contacts represented as single bubbles - a bubble bath infographic, if you will. (Let’s face it - the bubble colours do remind us o ...

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Everybody's doing it - Social media infographic

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Here is an interesting infographic showing us how marketers are using social media in 2010. The report shows us some interesting data including the average time invested in social media each week (less than 10 hours), how long a marketers’ business or brand has engaged in social media and the clear demand to do more to utilize social to ...

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The data driven life

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Clever folks from Harvard have tracked 300 million tweets over a 3 year period to find out the mood of the USA during various hours throughout the day. Excluding the various disparities between the mornings and evening of different states (and all the other various inferences they must have made), this is an interesting study into the data drive ...

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Subject matter variation between blogs & traditional press

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Good news for technology clients - blogs and Twitter are great for technology as a topic. Flowtown have put together a beautiful infographic based on the results of a study by the Pew Research Center. Some interesting points coming out of this are that blogs seem to write a lot more about technology than traditional news sources, and Twit ...

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