The most extensive collaboration between the patient social network and a drug company to-date is likely to be just the first of its kind.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.
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The next generation of recommendation engines will use your location data to suggest music festivals, sporting events, and conferences you will want to attend.