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  What is the world talking about?
Real-time communication on Twitter or search pattern of Google or Wikipedia can offer incredible insights in what the world is talking about and how people feel about events, brands and products resulting in an collective awareness for
new trending topics.

See the latest trending topics.
  Visual Concept Detection
The core technology behind the presented system is the concept detection system Lookapp. A system utilizing freely available web video from platforms like YouTube for visual learning of semantic concepts to instantly construct concept detectors for discovered trending topics.

Get more details at the Lookapp website.
  Content-based Advertising
Every minute 72 hours of new video content is uploaded to YouTube including thousands of videos with no content information. The presented system can visually detect concepts in such videos to place content-based ads along them.

Browse detections of blank videos.