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Tag Archives: data

Quartz launches Atlas: The new home for charts and data

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As data has become a leading back-bone for great articles, the platforms those articles are written on have had to become savvier about how that data is displayed and shared. Design hazardous screenshots don’t quite suffice to the real thing, often a deeper dive into the chart is needed and Quartz have made a direct response […]

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The Battenhall WhatsApp stats show engagement wins over noise

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Since March 2013 we have been publishing our own analysis and curated news stories covering the social media, digital and mobile comms space over three main channels: this blog, our Twitter account and the Battenhall Monthly email newsletter. Last month we launched a new channel, the Battenhall WhatsApp. We’ve been publishing 2-5 stories daily on this new […]

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Twitter launches data visualisation tool #EverydayMoments

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Twitter has recently launched a new data visualisation tool called Everyday Moments. The tool can be used to look at what people in the UK are tweeting about based on topic, region and time of day. The beta version of the tool is now live and demonstrates the ways in which people share updates and […]

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We spend more time on social media than anything else online says new GfK / IAB data

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New data from researchers GfK and the IAB shows that we spend more time on social media than anything else online. The study, published by the Wall St Journal, is of US adults and was carried out in April this year. The results are a stark illustration of the importance of social media in the […]

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The rise and rise of Instagram: New data shows rate of posting to Instagram has almost overtaken tweeting

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Anyone who uses both Twitter and Instagram regularly will no doubt be surprised at this new data that has been compiled by Domo. It shows that the number of photos and videos posted to Instagram is almost equal to how much goes on over on Twitter. Considering the effort it takes to capture (filter!) and […]

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Social data predicts Wolf of Wall St will win at the Oscars

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It has been shown before that when you look closely at social networks and pore through data in detail, you can predict events. Rumours leak out, trends form and opinion can be quantified. Well, Meltwater has published its own predictive analytics data about The Oscars, and they say that Wolf of Wall St is going to […]

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Data is the new gold and data centres are the gold mines

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We love data, so whenever there is a thought provoking article written about the importance of data and data centres, like this one by Rakesh Sharma on Forbes, we pay attention. If data is the new gold and data centres are the new gold mines, it’s interesting to understand what drives these centres’ decisions, which is exactly […]

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Tracking Digital Consumer Behaviour: Deep Digging from McKinsey

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Understanding and tracking the way in which digital consumers behave is becoming more complicated by the minute. Different mediums that didn’t even exist a month ago, let alone a decade or a century ago, change on an almost daily basis. Whilst skimming the surface of new digital trends is easy, the ability to gain insight, […]

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Privacy as a priority: Facebook rolls out Graph Search

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A few months ago, Facebook announced it was developing Graph Search – a new tool for users to harness each others data by enabling smart searching through phrases. For so long, Facebook has been built to provide search results within specific search dimensions. Now though, users can dig a little deeper. Even more importantly, brands […]

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