Posts Tagged ‘Amazon’
Have you heard about how Twitter search works? They employee real-live people to analyze, categorize and just overall make sense of tweet data. And the folks who perform this “human data analysis” are found on a site called Mechanical Turk.
According to some sources, these workers MUST be low paid – and correspondingly, exploited somehow. But we think these critics may be misinformed.
When Twitter.com goes down, I feel extremely cut off from what’s going on in the world of Twitter. But at least I know that everyone feels this way… today, HootSuite, the popular Twitter dashboard and the one that I personally use most, is down, and I feel very left out of a conversation that I know is still going on.
Pulled a secret Santa that you just don’t know that well? tweeSP can help. It uses a super-secret method of telepathy (or, rather, an algorithm) to determine the top gifts for any Twitter user. I tested it out on myself below, for a mixed bag of results.