This Week in Restaurant Technologies #005: Restaurant Social Media Rankings

Screen Shot 2014-04-09 at 4.54.47 PM

This week, Brandon and I are back with episode 005 of This Week in Restaurant Technologies. Just about everyone loves a good rank ordered list, right?  This week, Nations Restaurant News released a new ranking of 250 restaurants by their social media activity and fan engagement rates. Are Social Media Rankings for Restaurants Valuable? We all […]

What to do about our short attention span on social media?

short attention span social media

What has a longer attention span? Don’t let their expressions fool you. The fact is, goldfish have longer attention spans than us homo sapiens. Is this necessarily a bad thing? What can you do to quickly capture the attention of a user on social media? We’ll take a look at these in today’s post, so, […]

This Week in Restaurant Technologies: Social News and Online Ordering

Restaurant Technologies: Facebook Paper App

This week, Brandon and I are back with episode 004 of This Week in Restaurant Technologies. How do you get the news these days?  Do you read the morning paper? Email newsletters?  What about Twitter or other social media sites? This Week in Restaurant Technologies: Social News and Online Ordering In this week’s video, Brandon and […]

What’s Up with WhatsApp Data Security?

http://www.ciol.com/IMG/500/21500/facebook-whatsapp-370x264.jpg

By now, most people have heard about Facebook’s intent to acquire WhatsApp Messenger, an early stage Silicon Valley startup that develops and markets a cross-platform instant messaging service that you can download on your smartphone. In February, Facebook announced intent to purchase the app for $19 billion in cash and equity. The expensive price paid demonstrates Facebook’s desire to become […]

Nice Map! Network Mapping the Social Media Landscape.

social media network map

New technologies have been beneficial to humanity throughout history: the sextant, the printing press, semiconductor electronics, the Internet, toasters…. Currently, an open-source technology is aiding researchers examining structures emerging in Twitter conversations. Last week we looked at those six social media conversation structures–some looking like a cell dividing–resulting from a groundbreaking study conducted by the […]