Ten examples of extracting value from social media using big data

Ten examples of extracting value from social media using big data

Summary: While the big data buzz is making the headlines, it's also fast-becoming a genuine force in deriving strategic insight and actionable business intelligence from social media, as we see in each of these compelling case examples.

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  • Education Industry: DoSomething.org engaged 200,000 people worldwide in Facebook to combat bullying in schools and analyzed their sentiments.


  • Criminal Justice: Police department around the United States now use social media analysis extensively to fight crime.


  • Health Care Industry: Using social media and big data to track cholera outbreaks in Haiti faster and more accurately.


Topics: Social Enterprise, Big Data, Emerging Tech, Enterprise Software, Software

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