I read a lot. Here’s five (or six) articles that jumped out at me this week.
What Does Facebook Like in 2013: Facebook’s head of brand design makes his predictions
The Hard Life of an N.F.L. Longshot: great look at what it takes to get to play on Sunday
Mapping Twitter’s Data Science Communities: very cool look at social network analysis using Twitter data
Family Patterns on Facebook: one of the best pieces I’ve seen from Facebook’s Data Science team on family communication patterns on the social network
What’s It Like To Be a Sniper?: Patience, teamwork, and focus. Oh and you should be able to shoot, too.
Social TV Patterns: Shawndra Hill from Wharton details her team’s research on social TV patterns and what’s next