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Posts Tagged ‘researchers’

62 Percent Of Fortune 500s Have A Twitter Account [STUDY]

For the fourth year in a row, the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has conducted an extensive study of how Fortune 500s use social media.

In 2011, Twitter use among the big names in business rose 2 percent over 2010 to 62 percent of all Fortune 500s. But just how effectively are they tweeting?
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Researchers Find Shocking Health Misunderstandings By Studying Tweets

Researchers from John Hopkins University have found that Americans are often treating their ailments with the wrong medications. They studied 1.5 million health-related tweets between May 2009 and October 2010, and uncovered this and several other facts about the health of the nation.
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Tweets Archived In Library Of Congress Will Only Be Accessible By “Known Researchers”

Anyone who thought they could sneak around Twitter’s increasingly restricted API and get at historical and real-time tweets through the archive in the Library of Congress had better think again. While the Library is making a serious effort to index all tweets since 2006, they’re only opening up this archive to “known researchers” who have the approval of the Library to access the information.
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