臉書利用人工智能技術來防止用戶自殺

發表時間:2018-02-20內容來源:VOA英語學習網

Facebook says it has successfully tested a computer program that can help keep users from taking their own lives.

臉書聲稱,該公司已經成功測試了一款可以阻止用戶自殺的計算機程序。

The social media network now says it will expand the use of the pattern recognition software to other countries.

這家社交媒體網站表示,將會把這種模式識別軟件推廣到其它國家。

Facebook began testing the software in the United States in March. The software is considered an example of artificial intelligence.

今年3月份,臉書開始在美國測試這款軟件。這款軟件被視為人工智能的一個案例。

The software scans messages on Facebook for comments that could be signs that a person intends to harm themselves.

這款軟件會掃描臉書上的信息,找出其中可能預示著自我傷害傾向的言論。

Facebook has not released any of the technical details about the program. But, the company did say that it looks for phrases such as "Are you ok?" and "Can I help?"

臉書尚未發布關于該程序的任何技術細節。但是該公司表示,它會搜索“你還好嗎?”和“我能幫到你嗎?”這類的短語。

If the software finds the signs it is looking for, it alerts a team of Facebook workers who specialize in dealing with such reports.

如果該軟件發現了在搜索的一些跡象,它就會通知臉書公司一隊專門處理這類報告的工作人員。

The system suggests resources to the user or to friends of the person such as a telephone help line. Facebook workers sometimes call local officials to take action.

該系統會向用戶或其好友提供一些有用信息,例如求助熱線。臉書的員工有時候還會通知當地政府官員來采取行動。

Guy Rosen is Facebook's vice president for product management. He posted a desCRIption of the program on the Facebook website. He said the company was expanding use of the software because the tests were successful.

蓋伊·羅森是臉書的產品管理副主管。日前他在臉書官網上發布了該程序的產品概述。他表示,該公司開始推廣這款程序的應用是因為測試非常成功。

來自:VOA英語網 文章地址: http://www.voapld.tw/html/20180208/535077.html

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