Artificial intelligence now powers all of Facebook’s translation

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The new system is more accurate than the old method. Spend enough time on Facebook, and you’ll likely encounter a post written in a tongue that’s foreign to you. That’s because the social network has two billion users and supports over 45 languages. On Thursday, Facebook announced that all of its

Facebook put cork in chatbots that created a secret language

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A pair of chatbots has recently done something children often do: create a secret language. Last month, researchers at Facebook found two bots developed in the social network's AI division had been communicating with each other in an unexpected way. The bots, named Bob and Alice, had generated a language all on

Facebook Stories unlocks public sharing

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Facebook could jumpstart its Snapchat clone by letting social media stars and public figures post Stories publicly. When Facebook Stories launched globally in March, you could only share to all their friends or a subset of them. Now if you allow public followers, you can post your Story publicly so

Facebook Live now supports 4K streaming for 360-degree video

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You can also watch 4K streams in virtual reality Today, Facebook announced quite a few updates to its 360-degree live video platform to make it more accessible to both creators and viewers. Most notably, you can now view live-streamed 360-degree video on Facebook in up to 4K resolution, helping increase the

Facebook has reached a number of 2 billion users

“We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told TechCrunch about the company’s new milestone. Thirteen years after

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