Facebook is working on automatically tagging people in videos

By Raymond Wong2016-04-13 18:50:45 UTC On the second day of Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference, the company unveiled it’s messing with artificial intelligence to automatically tag people in videos. Joaquin Quiñonero Candela, Facebook’s director of applied machine learning, said video tagging would let users search for people within videos. The tags would also only be applied to specific frames in a video where the person is present. So not only would you be able to easily find videos with specific individuals, but you could also fast-forward to the exact moment they appear. Facebook already has powerful facial-recognition technology that can be used to automatically tag friends in photos. Tagging people in videos would take tags to a new kind of media. Candela also said the social network is rolling out…


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