Facebook Marketplace Expands AI Features

by MR Magazine Staff

Facebook has introduced more artificial intelligence (AI) features to its Marketplace for price-range suggestions and auto-categorization, according to a company blog post.  The company is testing camera features using AI for visual search to recommend products of interest to users. It currently uses AI to automatically improve photo quality, as well as to translate product listings and conversations on Messenger. Forbes reported that the entire platform of Marketplace is currently powered by AI. Facebook Marketplace has a wide array listings in such categories as vehicles, furniture, electronics, musical instruments and clothing — almost all are from individuals, and are sorted by geo targeting tech. But the company recently added content from businesses providing automobiles, home rentals, home services and offerings from e-commerce retailers. Read more at Retail Dive.