How AI affects what you see on Facebook and Instagram | Half

2 phone screens showing "why are you seeing this" on Instagram and Facebook

Billions of people use Facebook and Instagram every day to share life’s ups and downs, to connect with people who share their interests, and to discover content they enjoy. To make everyone’s experience on our apps unique and personalized to them, we use artificial intelligence systems to decide what content they see, informed by the … Read more

It Ruined My Livelihood: Pakistan’s Internet Shutdown Affects Millions

Commuters walk past a burnt and torched vehicle during a protest by Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaf party activists and supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan over the arrest of their leader

Mohammed Faisal, a food delivery boy in Karachi, has lost 6,000 rupees ($20) in the past three days. The 26-year-old relies on the WhatsApp messaging service to receive and track the locations of his food orders. He uses his trusty motorbike and a smartphone with mobile broadband internet to navigate the main roads, narrow streets … Read more