SOURCE: PeopleBrowsr


March 23, 2011 07:03 ET

PeopleBrowsr Presents the History of Social Networking: An Illustrated Timeline of Social Media Sensations in Celebration of 75 Years of the Advertising Research Foundation, Re:Think 2011

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - PeopleBrowsr, the high-tech social analytics and engagement company, has released a visualized timeline of the History of Social Networking. Illustrating current social media sensations, such as Rebecca Black and Charlie Sheen, and historical milestones dating back to the 1930s, the timeline is being released in honor of the Advertising Research Foundation's 75th Anniversary. PeopleBrowsr commissioned the artwork for the San Francisco Command Center, as part of the company's ongoing commitment to analyzing emerging trends, curating and documenting social media.

The History of Social Networking timeline can be viewed on Slideshare and the PeopleBrowsr Blog.

As the advertising and marketing industry benchmark for historical research, the ARF has inspired PeopleBrowsr to release its visualized representation of the history of social networking. PeopleBrowsr partnered with the Advertising Research Foundation to provide critical insights and thought leadership during Re:Think 2011 and hosted a booth as part of the Insights Zone, from March 20-23 in New York at the Marriott Marquis.

"We're happy to announce the release of the History of Social Media timeline -- illustrated by our favorite cartoon artist for our Social Media Command Center in San Francisco," says Becky Wang, Vice President of Business Development, PeopleBrowsr. "The ARF is a great organization and we're all very excited to be part of the Social Media/Listening Zone. We see emerging trends in social media analytics every day. Releasing the timeline during the ARF is an extension of our commitment to documenting the collective intelligence," added Wang.

Wang also provided special insights on March 22nd at the ARF's Re:Think 2011 conference, in an interview session titled "PeopleBrowsr Markets as Mindsets and Targeting Conversations," led by Steve Rappaport, ARF Knowledge Solutions Director.

PeopleBrowsr provides engagement campaigns and specialized social media research reporting as part of its Enterprise Services for major brands, such as Kodak and Comcast. In addition, the PeopleBrowsr Platform combines, ViralAnalytics and the EngagementCenter. The PeopleBrowsr Platform was recently released with and 1,000 days of data for online marketers, brand managers and social media experts to receive real-time analytics on conversations from the social web.

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PeopleBrowsr is a high-tech social analytics company with a passion for marketing, providing data mining, analytics, brand engagement and campaign services to global brands and Advertising/PR agencies. Founded in 2007, PeopleBrowsr is a global industry leader in the social media revolution, building advanced conversation technology to assemble the collective intelligence. The PeopleBrowsr Platform includes, Viral Analytics and Command Center Engagement. Enterprise Services are available in customized offerings. Discover, lead and connect with PeopleBrowsr today at @PeopleBrowsr, or view our Keynote slides.

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