21 Stats & 5 Quotes from Social Data Week New York

Stats & Facts Social media now drives 30-40% of all website traffic – @datasift Only 3% of F1000 companies report they’re getting value out of the social market space We’ll see 9X growth in shared content in next 5 years DataSift now analyzes more than 500M Tweets/Day There are 1.1 million daily tweets about wine …

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PR Blogs List Update: November 2007

Here’s the latest update of the PR and Communications Blogs List. As always, corrections and recommendations are welcome. [Updated 11.26.07 to add Voce Nation's change of URL]   General information: The list has currently 743 feeds (previous update: April 8, 2007) About the list — description & FAQ Browse the list in Grazr (please use …

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What’s in a link?

When the data being measured has inconsistent structure rules, any ranking metric is inherently flawed. In blogs, there’s no consistency for what a link means, no consistent social norms for blogrolls, no agreed-upon links norms. Metrics inherently squish out this nuance and force all of the square pegs into the round holes. danah boyd, the …

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Half of NYTimes.com registered users are Influentials

So says a new Roper study: The Roper study of 4,120 NYTimes.com registered users found that 48 percent meet the criteria for Influentials. This year’s results are consistent with findings from similar studies conducted by Roper among NYTimes.com members in 2001 and 2003, which showed that 43 and 50 percent of NYTimes.com members, respectively, were …

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A story with a happy ending (was “A PR pro needs your help NOW”)

Happy ending! Shari has received a liver through UNOS, and her transplant operation has been a success! Wonderful news! Take care, Shari. Updates: Update on Shari’s condition (July 27) Help distribute flyers for Shari From the Help Shari Kurzrok blog: We want to remind everyone that Shari needs a complete liver. As such, families who …

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