Social News: Facebook Reveals How Its AI Decides what to Recommend on Instagram

By David Schonauer   Friday December 6, 2019

Getting your photography on the Explore tab can have a huge impact on your follower count, and, notes PetaPixel, as with so many things in the world of social media, your exposure (or lack thereof) is dependent on an algorithm. While most of most of these algorithms are shrouded in mystery, Facebook decided to share some details about how its Explore algorithm works. The revelations come in a technical article which explains that Facebook engineers came up with “an AI system based on a highly efficient 3-part ranking funnel that extracts 65 billion features and makes 90 million model predictions every second.”

Read the whole story at PetaPixel.


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