Amplicate is evolving

Written on:February 26, 2013
After several months of exploring possible next steps, Amplicate is merging efforts with a complimentary project in order to bring consumers and brands even more ways to be heard and listen to their audiences.

 

Our unique database of over 400 million opinions from a robust community of over 65 million people about a universe of nearly 2 million distinct topics will continue to be a universal reference point for social media users, journalists, brands, data analysts, students, and social scientists.

 

Stay tuned for more news soon.  In the meantime, please continue to let your opinions be amplicated!

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Nietzsche the most loved philosopher on social media

Written on:March 13, 2012
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Nietzsche triumphed over the last men to claim the title of most loved philosopher on social media in the last 12 months. The progenitor of the ubermensch knocked his precursor Schopenhauer into second place, forcing him to wallow in self-pity (which he wouldn’t find objectionable). 88% of opinions on Nietzsche were positive on social media in the last 12 months, proving that he has been vindicated in the 21st century…

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Google can do no evil according to social media in 2011

Written on:March 6, 2012
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Google continues to work its way into every aspect of our lives, although it’s already conquered our hearts and minds, according to Amplicate. The search giant was the most loved online media firm of 2011 on social media. 81% of opinions on the Silicon Valley-based firm were positive over the last 12 months, making it more popular than Amazon, eBay and Yahoo. The main reason for the outpouring of love?…

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Cameron more hated than Mubarak and Gaddafi in 2011 on social media

Written on:February 29, 2012
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Dictators aren’t popular on social media, unsurprisingly. But perhaps surprisingly some democratically elected leaders are more hated than the likes of Mubarak and Gaddafi. David Cameron, for instance, was the most hated political leader of 2011 on social media. 68% of opinions posted on Twitter and Facebook were rabid expressions of hate for the British prime minister. A typical Amplicate user comment on the Tory politician: “Cameron is simply a…

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Avril Lavigne is the hottest singer on social media

Written on:February 23, 2012
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Remember Avril Lavigne? Well, social media does. Twitter and Facebook users voted the Canadian singer the most loved singer of the last 12 months, according to Amplicate data. 97% of opinions on the 28 year-old divorcee were positive over the year. Not everyone was enamoured of the petite Canadian singer/songwriter. There were some rabid dissenters taking up arms against the sea of Lavigne love: “FUCK AVRIL SHE IS JUST ONE…

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Jesus most loved personality on social media in 2011

Written on:February 20, 2012
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Social media voted Jesus Christ the most loved superstar on social media in 2011. 99% of opinions on the son of God were positive. Only a handful of sinners turned away from the Lord on Twitter and Facebook in 2011. Their chief criticism? His existence or lack thereof. “overrated and ridiculous myth, i’ve never believed in him not once. i reckon the earth started with the big bang and thats…

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World’s greatest killer also the most hated thing on social media in 2011

Written on:February 16, 2012
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The humble mosquito was the most hated thing on social media in 2011, thanks to its effortless ability to spread malaria and aggravate holiday makers. 99% of opinions on the insect were negative in 2011. Why it wasn’t 100% we don’t know, but there’s is a one percent margin of error. 98% of opinions on the common cold were negative, making it the second most hated thing of 2011. Former…

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Social media votes Modern Family the best entertainment of 2011

Written on:February 13, 2012
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Social media judged monster mocumentary Modern Family the best entertainment of 2011. 98% of opinions on the series were positive, with only a handful of dissenting voices. The ratings winner attracted praise for its accurate portrayal of family dynamics, which one Amplicate user articulated thus: “Brings new meaning to the saying – it’s funny because it’s true. So many truths about the modern family web.” Not everyone felt the same…

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Beliebe it: Bieber most talked about on social media in 2011

Written on:February 9, 2012
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Justin Bieber ended 2011 unstained by accusations of fathering a bastard and riding high on social media. The pint-sized pop star was the most talked about thing on Twitter and Facebook in 2011, beating rivals Twitter, basketball, Facebook and Lady Gaga. Beliebers tweeted millions of opinions about the singer/puppet and 80% of those opinions were positive in 2011. But not every one was enamoured of Bieber. Some questioned the hype:…

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New York is social media’s favorite city in 2011

Written on:February 6, 2012
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Social media voted New York the world’s best city in 2011, according to Amplicate data. The Big Apple garnered a 91% positive rating from Twitter and Facebook over the year. Its nearest rival for the social media crown was surprisingly New Orleans. 88% of opinions on the Big Easy were expressions of love for a city that has been wanting in residents since Hurricane Katrina. London ran a close third…

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