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Microsoft FUSE Takes Shape With Twitter Project

With millions of people blasting out rapid-fire status updates and short messages each day, finding content that you care about on Twitter can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Filters are critical.

In a project developed under its experimental FUSE Lab, Microsoft has developed a novel method of applying lenses to Twitter content to surface the most relevant content on the social media site. Datamation takes a look.


When Microsoft's Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie announced the creation of the Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Lab last fall to focus on social technologies, it was unclear what he expected the group to work on.

Now, as the first experiments to emerge from Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) social investigations begin to see the light of day, the types of projects the lab is going to pursue are coming into sharper focus.

Read the full story at Datamation:
Microsoft's FUSE Lab Takes a Lens to Twitter