Facebook’s AI prevents deceased users’ profiles from popping up in your suggestions


It’s hard to cope with the loss of a loved one, and it’s harder when their profile pops up on Facebook as a suggestion, as if they were still alive. Now, the social network is using AI to make sure that the profile of the deceased doesn’t “appear in a painful way,” along with some new tools for memorialization for remembering them. Facebook allows people to memorialize a profile when they pass away, so that they can preserve their memories and make it a place to honor that person. To do that, a person who has been assigned as a legacy contact by…

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