Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Graph Theory: Key to Understanding Big Data

May 5, 2014 at 6:26 pm PDT | Graph TheoryNeo4jNews

Article originally posted to by Emil Eifrem. Dr. Roy Marsten wrote in March that Graph Theory was a key approach in understanding and leveraging big data. As a advocate of graph theory and as...

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Facebook inspires enterprise to use big data graph searches

March 10, 2014 at 1:21 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4j

“And the thing is, it’s about leverage. You can leverage social data. You can leverage Twitter data. You don’t have to start from scratch.” There is already a wealth of information to be tapped into....

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Graphs are Sexy (and Bow-Ties are Cool)

November 13, 2013 at 11:54 am PDT | Neo4jNews

“I can’t thank Facebook and Google enough for making the terms ‘social graph’ and ‘graph search’ and ‘knowledge graph’ popular.” I’m talking to Dr. Jim Webber about Neo4j, the highly scalable open source graph database...

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New Neo4j Vizualization and Exploration Product

September 10, 2013 at 1:36 pm PDT | BlogNeo4j

Linkurious today announced a new product that explores and visualizes data stored with Neo4j, that gives the user the power and usability similar to Facebook’s Social Graph   A company focused on graph data visualization...

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Facebook’s trillion-edge, Hadoop-based and open source graph-processing engine

August 15, 2013 at 10:51 am PDT | BlogGraph DatabasesNeo4j

Derrick Harris talks about Facebook’s graph processing platform that is built on top of Hadoop People following the open source Giraph project likely know that Facebook was experimenting with it, and on Wednesday the company...

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Facebook search app boosts graph database architecture to the fore

July 22, 2013 at 4:23 pm PDT | BlogNeo4j

Facebook readies its new graph database, bringing more light to Neo Technology’s Neo4j and others It’s too early to tell whether Facebook’s heralded new Graph Search interface signals a turning point for Web applications, but...

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FacebookGroup Demo

July 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm PDT | Neo4jVideo

Discover how facebook and Neo4j helps you find users, groups and their relationships in this short video Or See It Here.

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How Facebook matured its data structure and stepped into the graph world

June 25, 2013 at 10:35 am PDT | BlogNeo4j

Facebook shifts to a TAO data store Several years ago Facebook engineers realized they had a problem. The old way of storing and accessing users’ data was bogging down their infrastructure and their code. So...

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How Graph Search Works

June 13, 2013 at 9:44 am PDT | Case StudyGraph DatabasesGraph SearchNeo4j

Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology exposes how Graph Search works Think of a person. Imagine what they are doing and what they look like right now. Who did you pick? Your spouse, your mother,...

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Graph Search Capabilities offer Enterprise Benefits

February 18, 2013 at 4:21 pm PDT | Case StudyGraph DatabasesGraph Search

Improving marketing engagements with customers and internal collaboration are some benefits that Facebook’s Graph Search capability will bring to enterprises. Graph Search-like technology can step in where the CRM (customer relationship management) database falls short...

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Neo4j: Facebook GraphSearch for the Rest of Us

February 5, 2013 at 5:04 pm PDT | BlogNeo4j

Repost from blog of Jim Webber, Chief Scientist of Neo Technology. The recent big announcement from Facebook was a search platform that provides answers to contextual questions. They’ve called it “Facebook Graph Search” which is...

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Neo Technology execs: How Neo4j beat Oracle Database

February 4, 2013 at 9:35 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Emil Eifrem, CEO and Philip Rathle, Product Manager of Neo Technology, speaks with InfoWorld about Neo4j, NoSQL, and enterprise applications of graph databases. Neo Technology, which was formed in 2007, offers Neo4J, a Java-based open...

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Facebook Graph Search with Cypher and Neo4j

January 28, 2013 at 2:07 pm PDT | Case StudyGraph DatabasesGraph SearchNeo4j

Max de Marzi talks about Facebook Graph Search, how it works, and how you can apply similar mechanics to Neo4j Facebook Graph Search has given the Graph Database community a simpler way to explain what...

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Facebook Graph Search FAQ

January 21, 2013 at 11:30 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

What is a graph, or graph database and why should I care? How does it work? What are its benefits? What makes it different? Is Facebook the first to use it? How do Graphs address...

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Why the most important part of Facebook Graph Search is “Graph”

January 21, 2013 at 11:12 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNeo4jNews

Post shared with You’ve heard the news: Facebook has announced a new offering called Graph Search. Use of graph technologies has been growing over the last few years, and there’s been quite the buzz...

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Facebook’s Social Graph, Neo4j show rising use of graph databases

January 16, 2013 at 9:50 am PDT | Neo4jNewsSocial Network

Summary: Facebook’s Social Graph — the database underlying its Graph Search engine unveiled yesterday– is just one of many graph databases being employed for complex, connected data. Neo4j is another leading graph database that is...

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on naming Graph Search – “the Graph is a Big Thing” says Zuckerberg

January 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Wired magazine gives the inside story to Facebook’s Graph Search and some of its challenges. One critical challenge was naming the new product. In the weeks leading up to the launch, Facebook executives were still...

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Facebook Announces Its Third Pillar “Graph Search”

January 15, 2013 at 11:00 am PDT | Graph DatabasesNews

Techcrunch covers the lastest product from Facebook called Graph Search. Zuckerberg explained the difference between web search and graph search. “Web search is designed to take any open ended query and give you links that...

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Data Analysts Seek to Make Social Media More Useful

October 2, 2012 at 1:46 pm PDT | Neo4jNews

It’s not easy turning the Mayberry Police Department into the team from CSI, or turning an idea for a new type of social network analysis into something like Klout on steroids, but those types of transformations...

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NeoSocial: Connecting with Facebook with Neo4j

August 17, 2012 at 11:24 am PDT | Neo4jNews

Max di Marzi walks through the development of a social application with Facebook and Neo4j. Social applications and Graph Databases go together like peanut butter and jelly. I’m going to walk you through the steps...

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Facebook Users Share 1 Billion Stories per Day using Open Graph apps

July 27, 2012 at 11:09 am PDT | News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today that more than 1 billion stories are being shared from Open Graph apps per day. Open Graph apps are those that share users’ actions, such as reading, watching, listening...

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Discover the Musical Connections to Jimmy Cliff with Neo4j Facebook App

July 20, 2012 at 3:43 pm PDT | Customer StoriesNews

Take a spin of the new Facebook App Six Degrees of Jimmy Cliff and see how the Legendary Jimmy Cliff  influenced your favorite artists and bands. The app was developed using the Musicbrainz database with Neo4j.

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Graph Theory Lead Insights in Banking, Social Networking and Now Alzheimer’s Disease

July 18, 2012 at 10:02 am PDT | News

What links Alzheimer’s disease, the bridges of Königsberg and Twitter? A mathematical puzzle originating in 18th century Prussia has led to insights in fields as diverse as banking, social networking, epidemiology – and now Alzheimer’s...

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Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks

June 28, 2012 at 10:55 am PDT | News

Google+ History has an edge up on Facebook’s Open Graph.  On Facebook, apps and services that are integrated via the Open Graph API will indiscriminately post to your personal page.  Using Google+ History API, all...

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PureConcerts launches social site for concertgoers powered by Open Graph, Neo4j and MongoDB

June 27, 2012 at 11:05 am PDT | News

Concertgoers get front row access to shows with PureConcerts. This new social site will automatically search for concert dates and locations of the user’s favorite artists.  Users can share concerts and connect with friends that...

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Facebook adds ‘Like’ to the Open Graph

June 26, 2012 at 11:37 am PDT | News

Facebook recently announced the ability to add the ‘Like’ functionality to mobile applications developed with the Open Graph. Now, mobile users can ‘Like’ more than a Facebook fan page, they can like an Instagram photo...

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Facebook’s Open Graph for Shopaholics and Fashionistas

June 18, 2012 at 9:05 pm PDT | News

Online fashion and shopping sites are seeing an increase in new users due to Facebook’s Open Graph. By building mobile and web applications with Open Graph, these companies are increasing traffic, acquiring new customers, and...

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Case Study: Real Time Recommendations with a Graph Database

May 17, 2012 at 4:47 pm PDT | Customer StoriesGraph DatabasesNeo4jRecommendation

Case Study: Real-time Recommendations with a Graph Database Whether you want to be Facebook or are selling shoelaces online, if you have users then you have a social graph. Reveal the hidden graph in your...

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CareerArc Group resolves slow SQL Server issues with Neo4j

March 23, 2012 at 3:02 pm PDT | Case StudyCustomersRecommendation

Career Arc Group serves as the next generation of social recruiting solutions for job seekers, college students, employers and higher education institutions. Industry: Social and Professional Networks Use Case: Recommendation Engine Finding a job in...

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