Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday March 26, 2015

Facebook's AI Can See Inside Your Videos And Posts

Ever wonder how and why your Facebook newsfeed looks the way it does?

Today at F8, its annual developer's conference, the network's CTO Mike Schroepfer talked about a specific AI prototype that can identify content in videos and the context of words. While AI for video can identify 487 types of sport activities, another reads sentences to pinpoint possessives from the grammar used. This allows the company to sift through an overwhelming load of information so it can arrive at a newsfeed that's most appropriate for the user.