Facebook can see Inside Your Photographs: Did you know that?

Nowadays every one having a Facebook account, it’s a social platform to collaborate with others.When you are uploading any photograph or image to your Facebook account, they look into the picture to analyze the actual content of the photo and try to determine what are the objects and scenes are inside the image.If you don’t add any description to your image, yet FB can optimize and learn what the picture is all about.

Whether you are having Coffee, enjoying the bike ride, playing cricket or enjoying an evening with friends, FB can accurately figure it out from the photo itself.Internally they can make these machine-generated captions to make your picture more accessible to blind users.

Facebook image recognition

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Computer Vision Tags For Facebook:

If you are curious to know about, What information does FB recognize visually? Algorithms have found in your picture, here’s a natural step to see that data.

  1. First, you can open any image or photograph of your or any others on the Facebook and click the thumbnail to view the image enlarged version.
  2. Right-click the image and select inspect to open the Chrome Dev Tools.This trick would work all across modern browsers since they have developer tools built-in.
  3. Then you’ll find the description of the image as seen on Facebook at the alt attribute of the image tag.

Facebook recognizes computer vision tag cover’s multiple aspects including food, objects (e.g.pizzas, mobile devices), sports, nature (football, sky), people expressions (are they smiling or crying) and more.The best part, if you are in the group photograph Facebook, can accurately tell you the exact number of people in the image.

A Github user has developed a Google Chrome browser extension that takes away all the manual /standard work and overlays the tags on the pictures without you having to search inside the developer tool.

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