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Artificial intelligence now powers all of Facebook’s translation

Thu Aug 03 14:46:07 EDT 2017 | Popular Science
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 user translation services—those little magic tricks that happen when you click “see translation” beneath a post or comment—are now powered by neural networks, which are a form of artificial intelligence. Back in May, the company’s artificial intelligence ..

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