How Facebook Is Using AI to Help Bring Photos To Life For The Blind

Trevor Thomas is a professional hiker. Heading out on some of America’s most famous trails with his dog, Tennille, for treks of up to six months is par for his course, and as he blows through the miles, he regularly updates his many fans and followers with photos and videos of his exploits. There’s just one catch: Thomas is blind. “When people first started talking about Facebook, being blind, I didn’t understand it,” Thomas recalls in a new Facebook Stories video about his use of the social network. “Why would I use this? I can’t see the photos. I don’t care. But now, I can’t understand what I would do without it.” [embedded content] A new Facebook Stories video spotlights how the social network is helping people like blind hiker…


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