Selfie Data Tells You How Facebook Uses AI To Track Its Users Activities - MobileAppDaily
MobileAppDaily

Selfie Data Tells You How Facebook Uses AI To Track Its Users Activities

Know why you can't say no to the Facebook

artificial intelligence published date 20th September, 2017 Joshua Anderson

Facebook Artificial Intelligence

We are shackled by the social media platforms and spent most of our time scrolling down our newsfeed. Have you ever wondered how Facebook compels you to stick to the platform all day long by delivering tempting content?

A software named Data selfie revealed how Facebook Artificial Intelligence uses your social media activity to track all your personal details in order to keep feeding you with alluring content. This open-source Google chrome extension is available for free and tells you how Social media platforms such as Facebook uses the machine learning and Artificial Intelligence to know your personality.

Related :  Artificial Intelligence On Mobile: Are We Really Heading Towards a Revolutionary Change?

You can download the extension from the web and add it to your Google Chrome extension.

The extension first tracks all your Facebook activity to gather all the required information and crunches the collected data into an analytical report.

Data Selfie keeps a record of all your Facebook browsing activities including what you watch, how long you watched, what you look more than once, what you type, with whom you have interacted and much more. After gathering all the needed information the software creates a report with the help of machine learning which turns the data into insight. You can access the report in the extension’s dashboard where you find all the recorded activity.

 

Data Selfie - Chrome extension from DATA X on Vimeo.

Related :  Google Expanding Its Artificial Intelligence: More on Insight Story Here

You will be able to see all the tracked activity collected by the extension in the dashboard represented in code format with different colors. The data will reveal how you spend your time on Facebook that reveals your habits and interests. The software also gives a detailed information such as what post you have liked and on what post you have spent the most time on. All this information is used by the Facebook to target the user interested content in order to increase the time usage.

In addition, the tool also shares its prediction on topics such as your political affiliation along with your nutrition and shopping preferences with the help analytical data.

Related :  Here's How Human Workers Can Use AI to Learn New Skills with Coaching Cloud

Data Selfie also makes sure that the collected data of the user did not get in any wrong hands so all the data is stored only on the user’s device without sending it any external server.

For the Latest Tech News and Reviews, follow MobileAppDaily on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, Instagram and Flipboard.

Joshua Anderson

Joshua Anderson

Joshua is a writer at MobileAppDaily and also works as a reporter for the team to keep our readers up to date. He is breaking the mobile app technology news for MobileAppDialy since 2016 and has more than 4 years of experience as a tech blogger.

Was this article helpful?

Quick BuzzQuick Buzz
  • Tencent, Chinese tech giant has bought 12 percent of Snap’s share
  • Instagram continues Snapchat assault, lifts 24 hour limit on Stories clone
  • Snapchat Redesign to Launch on December 4, New UI Detailed
  • Facebook tests fighting revenge porn by asking users to file nude photos first
  • Kids have sent more than 65,000 smartphone messages by the time they’re 14 in UK
  • Indonesia warned the WhatsApp about the sexual content and threaten to block the app in the country.
  • Snapchat shared its Q3 earnings and the figures are lesser than what company expected.
  • Facebook has almost 60 million fake accounts on the platform says the company itself.
  • Google pulled off the fake WhatsApp Update from the Play Store after it hits 1 million downloads.
  • Instagram is testing stop-motion camera feature for stories
  • Now you can schedule live streaming on YouTube mobile app
  • Sony adds it's Xperia assistance app to the Google Play Store
  • Microsoft added new design to Skype for desktop and mobile apps
  • Celebrity mobile apps target 60 million smartphone users in the Philippines
  • Google Play Protect failed miserably in a recent test by a German software testing laboratory.

Shortlist, compare and
hire the best
mobile app partner!

Find Now

mobile app industry

advertisement