Facebook already uses AI to recognize photos — the next step is video

Tech Insider While uploading photos to Facebook, you may notice that the social network will try to automatically tag faces and match them with their respective profiles. Facebook’s artificial intelligence chief, Yann LeCun, thinks the company’s facial recognition is the best in the world, according to an interview with Popular Science. And the next step for Facebook’s AI efforts are recognizing what’s in the videos you watch. While speaking at the Dublin Web Summit on Tuesday, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer said that while the amount of content Facebook considers showing in your News Feed grows every year, the company’s algorithms have to be more selective to surface what you actually care about. “We need systems that can help us understand the world and help us filter it better,” Schroepfer said during the press event, according to…


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