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Facebook Experiments With Zero-Input Search Function

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

In short: Facebook now appears to be experimenting with ways to enable a contextual search functionality within its application that requires no input from the user at all, based on a recently published patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization. As described in the associated documents, the search would essentially be centered around an algorithm that makes predictions from the vast amounts of data Facebook stores on any given user. The app's UI would present a variety of “search results” to the user from that, complete with hideable drop-down menus loaded with...
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