How much do you think businesses would pay to know which topics would be trending on Twitter before they happen?
We’re not talking about paying for promoted trends here. This MIT professor claims to have figured out how to predict topics that will organically trend on Twitter before Twitter even knows they will trend.
Alongside the other Twitter trends and promoted products, you may have noticed a fairly new arrival, Twitter’s ‘trending events.’
And you also may have noticed they appear to be exclusively focused on the Olympics.
By now you’ve heard about the shooting at the new Batman movie premiere in Colorado. And you’ve probably heard about how many folks tweeted about it right after it happened.
You may have also heard about Jessica. A young woman who has become the face of this tragedy – at least on Twitter.
Her friends and family would like to see #RIPJessica trending in memory of her. Let’s help make that happen.
Bet you thought you’d escape all the Facebook IPO hoopla today by staying away from the platform and catching up on Twitter? Think again.
The tweets are flying about “the book” and they range from tech trading market savvy observations to bitter naysayers with hilarious quips. And you can probably guess which group we plan to focus on.