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  • THANKSGIVING: What Are U.S. Facebook Users Thankful for?

    … The Facebook Data Science Team marked Thanksgiving by analyzing anonymized, aggregate data from English-speaking users in the U.S. to determine what they were most thankful for, and friends, family and health topped the list. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media…

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  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … appear as different substrings: e.g. just “Anna Karenina” or “Anna Karenina — Leo Tolstoy”. We clustered similar variants programmatically, hand tuning where the algorithm had failed to merge two popular variants. We then used the clusters to automatically match the book lists against the common variants of the top 500 most popular books. Without…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 readers -