Free service will allow Facebook users to slice and dice their data, including daily posting activity and friend statistics.
Wolfram Alpha has found a way to let Facebook users use personal analytics to get a detailed picture of their social media data, including daily posting activity and friend statistics.
It’s fairly straightforward: type “Facebook report” into the standard Wolfram|Alpha Web site and the technology generates a report “with more than a dozen major chapters, broken into more than 60 sections, with all sorts of drill-downs, alternate views, etc.,” according to CEO Stephen Wolfram, who also explains:
If you’re doing this for the first time, you’ll be prompted to authenticate the Wolfram Connection app in Facebook, and then sign in to Wolfram|Alpha (yes, it’s free). And as soon as you’ve done that, Wolfram|Alpha will immediately get to work generating a personal analytics report from the data it can get about you through Facebook.
This is just the start. Wolfram said more features will be added in coming months.
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Basic personal information:
Most liked photo:
Friends’ relationship statuses:
Next 7 days:
Most common friend names:
Friends with the most mutual friends: