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(BBC)   Facebook applied for patent on figuring out how crazy you are by reading your messages and status updates   ( bbc.co.uk) divider line
    More: Interesting, Facebook, University of Cambridge, Facebook personality quiz, Personality psychology, Prof Eckles, Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, status updates, Facebook staff  
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2018-04-24 01:08:00 PM  
Starve the beast.
 
2018-04-24 02:15:30 PM  
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2018-04-24 03:20:07 PM  
Twitter tried this but the algorithm kept crashing once it got to Trump's account.
 
2018-04-24 03:24:30 PM  
Facebook algorithm server meltdown in 3...2...
 
2018-04-24 03:26:40 PM  
So they patented human eyeballs, or reading?

Either one sounds about right. Now they can get money from those of us who aren't obsessively checking our "status" on their data aggregator.
 
2018-04-24 03:53:04 PM  
I could save them a bunch of money by showing them TFD on a Friday night.
 
2018-04-24 06:07:13 PM  
Maybe Fark could measure BAC based on posts?
 
2018-04-24 06:13:04 PM  
I follow mental health advocacy organizations on FB. Not sure which way that tilts the algorithm.
 
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