links for 2009-02-18

  • Yet rather than focusing on building a hothouse for creative minds, Singapore should bring in all the best financial whizz kids and play to its great national strength –­ service. Marry all those under-utilised MBAs to work on a new a strategy that also gives them a little licence to indulge their more artistic side as well and Singapore could be ripe for an economic renaissance
  • ReTweeting is a rich source of data for this type of analysis: a larger number of ReTweets are posted every day, pertaining to nearly every imaginable topic and Twitter’s API gives us the ability to quantify and map viral behavior in a way that has never been possible before.
    When I set out to answer the question of what makes certain Tweets more viral than others I found four factors that I believe have strong impacts on how far content spreads on Twitter.
    (tags: Twitter)

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