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Business social networking is set to grow five fold in China with the number of users tipped to reach 100 million by 2013, according to data from Tianji.
The company, which is China’s most popular business social network, estimates that the market for social business networking in China — which currently stands at 20 million professional users — will grow to account for 60 million users next year alone.
Of that market, Tianji currently enjoys 9 million ahead of close rival Ushi while LinkedIn trails with just one million members.
LinkedIn remained tight lipped on its plans for China when contacted it about its Japanese launch, saying only that is is “looking for opportunities all over the APAC region and will continue studying various regions and markets moving forward”.
The statistics come from the infographic which also contains details of business social network users in China and projections for Tianji’s own market share.
Business social network has been slow develop in Asia where many users adopt acronyms online and social networks are used for more personal content and activities, as the infographic below highlights. As we’ve seen with the launch of LinkedIn Japan, the industry is beginning to gather momentum in Asia however.
In the hours after Steve Jobs’ passing, researchers at the New England Complex Systems Institute tried to track the spread of memorial tweets spreading through the internet. Their computers were overwhelmed.
Rather than focusing on network dynamics, they decided to analyze the tributes by language. Jobs wasn’t just an American visionary, but truly global.
Above is a breakdown of two million tweets containing the name “Steve Jobs” and posted between 9 pm on Oct. 5 and 9 am the next morning. Each dot represents 1,000 tweets, and they’re colored according to language. A high-resolution version containing the most-retweeted messages can be downloaded here.
Though the methodology’s a little rough — tweets didn’t mention Steve Jobs by name aren’t included, nor are languages with non-Western alphabets — but it’s enough.
“I have been looking at the tributes,” said NECSI president Yaneer Bar-Yam, “and their extent is itself a tribute.”
Images: Amaç Herdagdelen, Alexander Sayer Gard-Murray, Yaneer Bar-Yam/New England Complex Systems Institute
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As smartphone vendors and mobile operators shift their strategies to incorporate wireless payment technologies into mobile phones, consumers will soon be able to drop their wallet and carry every piece of important payment information on their handset.
NFC is already starting to be built into a range of Android smartphones, RIM and Nokia have committed to the technology and Apple is reportedly adding the contactless technology to its new iOS devices. GPlus has created an infographic detailing how NFC will replace our wallets and shows how companies are set to revolutionise the way we shop.
Have you ever wondered when the best time was to get your message out? How about how many times you should tweet per hour in order to have the most effective amount of communication with your potential customers? Well, KISS Metrics has done it again, providing us with a lovely infographic that will tell you all of the details.
It turns out that 5pm, Eastern time, on a Wednesday will be the most effective time to Tweet. If you want your information shared on Facebook, aim for around midday on Saturday. For all the rest, take a look below:
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Infographic: Nokia’s Ad Requests Continue To Grow, CTR Outpaces The Industry | Mobile Marketing Watch
Inneractive has published a pretty interesting infographic today that outlines the status of Nokia devices in terms of mobile advertising impressions, distribution and CTR compared to other platforms.
While Nokia doesn’t get nearly the press that Android, iOS and other mobile OSs get these days, the infographic below includes some surprising data points that indicate that Nokia devices are showing impressive growth in terms of mobile ad requests — growing 24.3% in March, 15.3% in April and 12.8% in May.
Most interesting is how Nokia devices compare to the industry average in terms of Click-Through Rate (CTR). In March of this year, for example, Nokia had an average CTR of 3.85% compared to an industry average of 2.38%. In May, the difference grew even larger — with Nokia showing an average CTR of 3.32% compared to just 1.88% for the industry at large. Here’s the full infographic…