Stephen E. Arnold: Is Facebook Ahead of Amazon in Predictive Shopping?

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Stephen E. Arnold

Academic Sees Facebook Chasing Amazon

I learned that:

The most powerful algorithm is called FBLearner Flow: Facebook could use its massive data on user preferences to anticipate the products that consumers want before consumers even realize it, and could work with retailers on predictive shipping.

Facebook also has DeepText and DeepFace. The trio of smart software adds up to a potential threat to Amazon.

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