New AT&T patent maps social media activity over blockchain

posted 6 months ago
A new patent filing by telecom giant AT&T reveals that the firm is interested in mapping the social media history of its users over a blockchain-based platform. The patent was published with the United States Patents and Trademarks Office, named "BLOCKCHAIN-BASED SOCIAL MEDIA HISTORY MAPS."

The patent describes a method by which AT&T would track the social media history of the users on their behalf. The patent states two benefits: for the users as well as for businesses/service providers.
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