Facebook Patents Tech To Detect Users’ Socioeconomic Status

A newly published patent from Facebook envisions a system to guess the socioeconomic status of the social media giants’ users. The patent outlines a sample decision tree that would use data points the platform collects on the user, such as whether the user is a homeowner, to assign probability values and predict socioeconomic class.

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