Twitter acquires artificial intelligence firm Magic Pony

WASHINGTON: Twitter said Monday it was acquiring British artificial intelligence startup Magic Pony to bolster its capacity for analysis of visual content.Magic Pony’s technology, based on research to create algorithms that can understand the features of imagery “will be used to enhance our strength in live and video and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter ,” said Twitter co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey in a blog post.”Machine learning is increasingly at the core of everything we build at Twitter. It’s powering much of the work we’re doing to make it easier to create, share, and discover the very best content so that every time you open Twitter you’re immersed in the most relevant news, stories, and events for you.”Terms of the deal were not…


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