Facebook Patents

  • Facebook Patents Clever Way To Advertise Just To Important People

    Facebook Patents Clever Way To Advertise Just To Important People

    Celebrities aren’t like you and me. They’re better. Or at least Facebook thinks they’re worth more money. Convince experts and influencers to like something, and everyone will follow their lead. The question is how to identify who these special people are, and Facebook’s just patented one of the trickiest ways yet. The idea is that Facebook could watch the rate at which… Read More

  • Facebook Patents Point To An All-Seeing, All-Hearing Instagram Video

    Facebook Patents Point To An All-Seeing, All-Hearing Instagram Video

    Facial recognition, landmark detection, and even audio cues picked up through your phone’s microphone could let Instagram Video intelligently suggest a cover frame for mini-movies or even tag them, according to recent Facebook patents. The tech could route each video to the right people and put its best (motionless) foot forward so it gets viewed amongst the sea of more… Read More