Paul Graham yesterday wrote about a survey he did among 32 Silicon Valley people he considers “leaders of the startup community” which indicated that they prefer Barack Obama to Mitt Romney by a 2:1 margin (tweet here). Optimal looked at the data for the SF Bay Area DMA (San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose) to get a broader look at the Silicon Valley tech community, spanning San Jose to San Francisco, and saw the ratio of preference for Barack Obama is about 1.36 to 1.… Read More »
Category: Blog, Facebook
Amid much fanfare and expectation, Facebook has finally filed to go public. So we thought that perhaps Facebook itself can provide a glimpse into how its San Francisco Bay Area-based employees are different from its US users as a whole, using aggregate data which it rounds off to the nearest 20 users.
This is not a gauge of absolute popularity but relative popularity among the Facebook Bay Area employees – for example Mark Zuckerberg is the 10th most popular interest at Facebook, but he only sneaks in at 25th most “uniquely” popular to the Facebook crew.… Read More »
Category: Press Releases
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (Marketwire -10/31/11) – XA.net, Inc., the first advertising technology company to be both an approved Facebook Ads API Tools vendor and have built its own robust real-time bidding and audience infrastructure, was awarded this prestigious ranking at a ceremony in San Francisco last week. The company’s revenue growth since 2008 stands at a staggering 583%, as verified by PricewaterhouseCoopers.… Read More »