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June 23, 2015
Excerpt from the Huffington Post Canada:
Good news for all you aspiring Instagram stars – researchers at the University of Toronto (Professors Sanja Fidler and Raquel Urtasun) have found exactly what type of outfits will get you noticed on the social media app.
After analyzing over 140,000 posts on chictopia.com, the researchers developed a complex algorithm with the aim of distinguishing between fashionable and non-fashionable outfits and settings. The team was able to collect detailed stats for each user, their photo and the fashion featured in it. They labelled their findings the "Fashion 144k Dataset."
To read the entire study, click here.
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