Author: Marijn Sax

Like by smiling? Facebook acquires emotion detection startup FacioMetrics | TechCrunch

The acquisition aligns with a surprising nugget of information Facebook slipped into a 32-bullet point briefing sent to TechCrunch this month. Regarding its plans for applying its artificial intelligence research, Facebook wrote (emphasis mine):

“Future applications of deep learning platform on mobile: Gesture-based controls, recognize facial expressions and perform related actions

Source: Like by smiling? Facebook acquires emotion detection startup FacioMetrics | TechCrunch