Know What Facebook Can See Inside Your Photographs
Written by Masroor Alam on March 11, 2018
When you upload any photograph to your Facebook account, they look at the actual content of the photograph and try to determine what objects and scenes are inside the image. You may not have added any description, yet Facebook can determine what that picture is all about,Whether you are having a pizza, enjoying the sun on a beach, playing with your dog or spending an evening with friends, Facebook can accurately figure it out from the photo itself. They internally use these machine generated captions to make your pictures more accessible to blind users.
Facebook Computer Vision Tags
If you are curious to know what information Facebook visual recognition algorithms have found in your own pictures, here’s an easy way to view that data.
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Video Tutorial – Facebook Image Tags
Facebook’s computer vision tags cover multiple concepts including food, objects (e.g., eyeglasses), people’s expression (are they smiling?), sports, nature (sky, mountains), and more. The best part – if you are in a group photograph, Facebook can accurately tell you the exact number of people in the frame.