Facebook says its AI will suggest matches between people needing and offering help in its Community Help feature. An algorithm now recommends connections for neighbors who want and can provide help during the pandemic.
- An example would be matches for delivering groceries or requesting masks between neighbors.
- Facebook says the algorithm, which it developed with the natural language understanding model XLM-R, is now in all countries in 18 languages.
- Facebook's AI lab is also asking the public to chat with natural-language processing models to make the algorithms more intelligent. Facebook’s AI Research (FAIR) lab recently launched its Dynabench research project for AI data collection and benchmarking, which will help train their NLP AIs more directly and potentially lead to more powerful models and AI advancements.