Facebook to use Artificial Intelligence to Help Blind People ‘See’ Social Media

April 5, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa Every day, people share more than 2 billion photos across Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. That’s a lot of photos! Every day, people share more than 2 billion photos across Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. That’s a lot of photos! While visual content provides a fun and expressive way for people to communicate online, consuming and creating it poses challenges for people who are blind or severely visually impaired. As a result, some people may feel frustrated and excluded because they cannot fully participate in the conversations around photos that take place on Facebook. Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. This means that we want everyone to have…


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