So, people ask this question “How does TikTok know me so well?” and the answer from our perspective has always been the Data Science team at TikTok has nailed it by building a recommender system that works so well. Let's see how Data Science fuels TikTok's success.
The outlook for data science jobs continues to be highly positive. In 2020, IBM forecasted an anticipated 2.7 million available positions within the field of data science and related professions. Furthermore, they projected a substantial 39% increase in employer demand for individuals specializing in roles such as data scientists and data engineers.
Today, more than ever, businesses and governments are becoming more data-driven. This is helped by the fact that, today more than any time in our history, data is more readily available. The amount of data we produce is humongous and is fueled by the accelerated adoption of technology and data-driven tools. The website visual capitalist projects that by 2025 we will be producing about 463 exabytes of data each day!