Blog Archive for August 2016

Businesses can no longer ignore social media sentiment analysis

Sentiment analysis on social network data A few months ago, three hedge funds used artificial intelligence technology to predict the outcome of the UK vote on Brexit. And benefited greatly from it. The technologies and polling helped generate profits and minimized losses for the firms. Brevan Howard Asset Management used AI technology to measure...
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How a sex worker renting out a home on Airbnb caused $10,000 in damages

A homeowner in Menlo Park unknowingly rented out her home on Airbnb to a sex worker. The guest caused more than $10,000 of damage. Sharon Marzouk, a Menlo Park homeowner, is accusing Airbnb of not protecting its host members. Why? Because her Airbnb guest used an upstairs bathroom as "a place of business" shooting pornographic photos and videos...
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Vijilent launches its Data-Portraits® - What does your social media say about you?

We're really excited to be launching our Data-Portraits® today!  So let me introduce to you our hard work of this summer. What is a Data-Portrait®? A Data-Portrait® is a digital profile based on the social media data of an individual. We gather publicly available data from thousands of sites. The data is brought together and processed. In addition...
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