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This AI Platform Determined Which Super Bowl Ads Motivated Viewers to Buy Products

Ashton Kutcher might not be able to sing, but he did make people want Cheetos

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As is tradition, there’s been lots of chatter over the last 24 hours about which Super Bowl ads were the best, worst, funniest or most heartwarming. But which ads actually inspired people to buy things?

Influential, an AI-powered platform supported by IBM’s Watson, analyzed 278 million social media posts throughout the night to answer that question and several others—including which celebrity appearances created the most buzz, how many viewers knew which brand sponsored the halftime show and which moments generated the most conversation overall.



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