Facebook Shuts Down Robots After They Invent Their Own Language

Facebook shut down a pair of its artificial intelligence robots after they invented their own, creepy language. Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research built a chatbot earlier this year that was meant to learn how to negotiate by mimicking human trading and bartering.  But when the social network paired two of the programs, nicknamed Alice and Bob, to trade against…Read more Facebook Shuts Down Robots After They Invent Their Own Language

​Facebook Messenger hits 1.2B users, that’s a lot of people – CNET

The social network's messaging app is now twice as big as Instagram and has as many users as WhatsApp. Facebook Messenger appears to have made it to the big time. The social media company said Wednesday its messaging app now has 1.2 billion people actively using the service every month -- that's a big chunk…Read more ​Facebook Messenger hits 1.2B users, that’s a lot of people – CNET