Salesforce’s Social Studio can now see

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This week, Salesforce is giving eyesight to its Social Studio.

Social Studio is the social management tool in the company’s Marketing Cloud and, before today, it did not have image recognition. Brands either manually searched images or conducted text searches of metadata or related posts.

Now, it has Einstein Vision image recognition, powered by the company’s Einstein layer of artificial intelligence. Vice President of Product Marketing for Social Products Rob Begg told me that Einstein Vision previously existed in some parts of the company’s Service Cloud.

Brands can search Twitter for images containing 2 million kinds of logos, 60 types of scenes (such as beaches or airports), 200 types of foods (e.g., cheeseburger) and a thousand objects. Begg said support for additional social platforms will be added, and searches can be conducted for combos, like logos in airports.

[Read the full article on MarTech Today.]

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Barry Levine covers marketing technology for Third Door Media. Previously, he covered this space as a Senior Writer for VentureBeat, and he has written about these and other tech subjects for such publications as CMSWire and NewsFactor. He founded and led the web site/unit at PBS station Thirteen/WNET; worked as an online Senior Producer/writer for Viacom; created a successful interactive game, PLAY IT BY EAR: The First CD Game; founded and led an independent film showcase, CENTER SCREEN, based at Harvard and M.I.T.; and served over five years as a consultant to the M.I.T. Media Lab. You can find him at LinkedIn, and on Twitter at xBarryLevine.


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