Frequently Asked Questions

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I want a recipe that does [X]. Can Miso help?

Recipes

Can Miso recommend UX patterns for implementing a recipe?

UX
Recipes

What do Miso's results look like for first-time users or visitors who don't have any interactions on the site yet?

Results

How should I send interaction data to Miso: in bulk or in real-time?

Data

What is your strategy to minimize latency for customers whose hardware is located around the globe?

Latency

Can I provide Miso with a list of synonyms for search?

Data

Can your APIs support asynchronous writes?

Data

To provide feedback about engine performance, do I need to bring the miso_id all the way through the user journey, e.g. from the page view to the checkout event?

Engines

Does Miso analyze product images?

Data

Does Miso automatically filter out products that are out of stock?

Results

Does Miso know how to personalize for aspects of the product (like the brand) even if I only send events referencing a product_id?

Data

For products, what exactly are the differences between categories, tags and collections?

Data

What can I do to minimize latency?

Latency

How do I generate paginated recommendations?

UX
Results

How do you prevent trapping users in a "filter bubble" where they see over-personalized results?

UX
Results

How do I generate paginated search results?

UX
Results

If I already have merchandizing, will personalization wipe that out?

If I use my publishable API key to call Miso's APIs from the browser, how do you prevent someone else from impersonating me?

Security

If we send Data Upload API requests multiple times, do we have to worry about duplicating records?

Data

Isn't personalization a little creepy?

Privacy

Miso says user data is optional. But if I do provide user data, what will it be used for?

Data
Privacy

Sometimes I don't see many results when filtering on a Recommendation API. Why is that?

Results

What happens if an API request doesn't get through due to a network issue?

Data

What kind of geo context is most useful to Miso?

Data

What kinds of data integrations do you support? E.g. Segment, Amazon Kinesis, Google Analytics?

Data

What makes Miso different from other search & recommendation systems?

What QPS can your APIs handle?

Data
Results

Which interaction should I choose to optimize when setting up my engine?

Engines
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