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2014-03-25 23:26:15

World leader in crowdsourced rankings, Ranker.com, responds to accelerated growth and expands its HQ to brand new office space. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Ranker.com, the world leader of crowdsourced rankings of everything, announced today that it is moving its corporate headquarters - taking over the 5th floor of their current Los Angeles high-rise at 6420 Wilshire Blvd. Ranker.com, now a Quantcast Top 200 US Website, has been growing quite rapidly in the past six months,...

2013-12-10 23:21:53

New research from the University of Virginia and Ranker suggests that liberals and conservatives are increasingly likely to move to communities that reinforce their political preferences. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Do “Red America” and a “Blue America” exist? New research suggests that they increasingly do. Research by political psychologist Matt Motyl, Ranker data scientist Ravi Iyer, and their colleagues Shigehiro Oishi, Sophie Trawalter, and Brian Nosek,...

2013-08-30 23:23:59

Virtual solution expert, Asia Virtual Solutions, has launched an innovative new product in the form of GSA Search Engine Ranker Data Packs, which comes with a PLUS pack option. Chonburi, Thailand (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Asia Virtual Solutions, a specialist in innovative online solutions for businesses and individuals, has recently launched a unique product designed to help customers save huge amounts of time on their projects. The new product comes in the firm of GSA Search Engine Ranker...

2013-05-16 23:32:18

Separate studies run by BeyondThePurchase.org, a project of San Francisco State University, and Ranker.com yielded the same list of desirable experiential purchases. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Recent studies on the relationship between money and happiness have shown that individuals who purchase life experiences are generally happier than individuals who purchase material items. As part of an ongoing investigation into the types of life experiences that are most popular, the...

2013-05-13 23:04:03

A new analysis by University of California-Irvine Professor Michael Lee used recently published algorithms to determine that the combined opinions of Ranker users predict recent celebrity deaths better than individual users, chance, or age. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 At the end of each year, there are usually media stories that compile lists of famous people who have passed away. These lists usually cause us to pause and reflect. Lists like Celebrity Death Pool 2013 on Ranker,...

2013-05-02 23:04:42

For those who want to drink beer on Cinco de Mayo, but are unsure which beer to choose, Ranker's data team created a graphical opinion graph of the world's beer preferences. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 In anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, Ranker produced an opinion graph of beers, based on votes on lists such as Ranker's Best World Beers list. Connections in this graph represent significant correlations between sentiment towards connected beers, which vary in terms of strength. For...

2013-04-25 23:20:49

A recent analysis of votes on Ranker's Most Anticipated Movies list made in 2011 predicted 82% of the variance in opening movie box office receipts for movies released in 2012. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 A recent study conducted by Ranker's Data Science team used online behavior to predict movie box office success in the next year. While a number of data scientists have attempted to predict movie box office success from various datasets, no previous study has examined the...

2013-03-01 23:02:22

Ranker added over one million votes to its opinion graph in the month of January 2013, on topics as diverse as 2013's Most Anticipated Movies, the Best Reasons to Support a Company, and the Best Gluten-free Crackers. Ranker has seen 10X growth in the rate of monthly votes over the past 15 months. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Ranker, the web´s leading source for crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, announced that ranker.com collected over one million votes on list...

2009-12-09 02:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- It's the most wonderful time of the year...but not for music. We are fully prepared to listen to a lot of Christmas music around the holidays. We just don't want to listen to the schlock. And the most omnipresent Christmas music is inevitably the really schlocky stuff. But it doesn't have to be that way - it's possible to enjoy Christmas music in the same musical styles you love. At Ranker.com we've sorted over 3,000 Christmas music albums by...