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What Sociologists Say About Big Data

Social science has already found results regarding the internet and the people who use it which would be useful to big data research. The major finding they cite is that British researchers from Reuters and the Oxford Internet Institute have found that social media has established itself as the “Fifth Estate”... Read more…

Researchers Turn Data into Dynamic Demographics

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found a new, creative way to tap the ongoing stream of publicly-available social data to add spice to city demographic details. By harnessing real-time geolocation data, subtle cultural, class and other details about.... Read more…