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Want to know what FB Data Scientists do?

The world has been obsessed with football or soccer as it is called in some parts of the world, for the past month. Data savvy people all over the world have done tons of interesting fun analysis about players, goals, teams and all the other aspects of FIFA. Here is a look at how the Data Scientists at Facebook analyzed which teams are supported among people in each of the 32 participating countries, and more importantly, how support shifted from one team to the next as home teams got eliminated. A really good read for all us data geeks…

https://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-data-science/world-cup-fan-migration/10152377138198859


 
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