Snapchat filled a patent application that might be shaping the future of context based applications thanks to image recognition technology. Snapchat wants advertisers to bid on ads for everyday products and offer promotions based on what people "snap". Imagine you "snap" an empty coffee mug and a coupon pops up on your screen for Starbucks. I'm looking forward to see how company will estimates these types of sales...
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