Facebook taps deep learning for customized feeds

Serving more than a billion people a day, Facebook has its work cut out for it when providing customized news feeds. That is where the social network giant takes advantage of deep learning to serve up the most relevant news to its vast user base. Facebook is challenged with finding the best personalized content, Andrew Tulloch, Facebook software engineer, said at the company’s recent @scale conference in Silicon Valley. “Over the past year, more and more, we’ve been applying deep learning techniques to a bunch of these underlying machine learning models that power what stories you see.” [ The InfoWorld review roundup: AWS, Microsoft, Databricks, Google, HPE, and IBM machine learning in the cloud. | Get a digest of the day’s top tech stories in the InfoWorld Daily newsletter. ]Applying…


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