TECHNOLOGY

Facebook Team Up With MIT To Assign Addressses To People

Mumbai : In a recent development Facebook and MIT media Lab are tieing up to create a solution that will give these people a way of identifying their residence.

Facebook a social media platform, were nearly has  2.2 billion monthly active users as of January 2018. Its popularity has led to prominent media coverage for the company, including significant scrutiny over privacy and the psychological effects it has on users.

In recent years, the company has faced intense pressure over the amount of fake news, hate speech and depictions of violence prevalent on its services, all of which it is attempting to counteract.

As per report with the help of machine learning and imagery, system has been building to identify and assign addresses in a cheap and efficient manner.

To bring out the solution, the team trained a deep-learning algorithm to scan satellite images and identify pixels that contain roads. Another algorithm took those pixels and stitched them together into a network of roads which could then be analyzed and split into quadrants.

Earlier Google also tried to solve the problem of unaddressed residency.

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