Patents are interesting things. Just because a company patents an idea or technology, does not mean it will be incorporated into their business.
They may patent an idea that proves too difficult to incorporate. The idea/technology may not be as valuable in practice as anticipated. They may just patent the idea to stop others from using it.
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You have heard or seen how artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, and other technologies have reshaped different industries – but keep that aside! Now blockchain is proving to be yet another disruptive technology that will change many industries and processes. Marketing is one area that is expected to get a boost from the use of blockchain development. We have witnessed blockchain being applied in finance and cryptocurrencies, and the same is about to happen in marketing. Blockchain allows transactions to occur between parties with no need for having third-party verification.
For pretty much its entire history, Facebook has been afraid of losing touch with the kids.
Well, maybe not since its inception, as it came to prominence by superseding former youth champ MySpace. But likely because of how it overtook MySpace as the cool place to be, Facebook knows that it too can be trumped by the next big app, if such an option manages to gain significant traction among younger users. And that’s a fate that Facebook is desperate to avoid.
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