How Facebook Uses Artificial Intelligence to Teach Computers to Read

Each day on Facebook, millions of people comment about baby photos, discuss presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s latest musings, or share their thoughts on the latest blockbuster movie. Put simply, Facebook users love to communicate on the social network, and that communication translates to a lot of text. All that text means that Facebook has tons of data revealing how people converse on the social network. But Facebook fb doesn’t just want to store all that text in its vast data centers. It wants to analyze the way people communicate with one another so that it can add new features to its services as or even automatically remove offensive posts that might occur when a high-profile celebrity like Justin Beiber posts a selfie. To more easily sift through all this language…


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