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Instagram and Facebook Outage Revealed Just How Good the Companies Are Getting at Artificial Intelligence | Inc.com
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Instagram and Facebook Outage Revealed Just How Good the Companies Are Getting at Artificial Intelligence | Inc.com

If you’ve ever wondered what the world looked like without Facebook and Instagram, now you know. Or, at least, what the world looked like without photos of “cat,” or “people standing by a tree,” or “food.” Those descriptions were exactly what most people saw in place of photos on both platforms during an outage last Wednesday that affected users worldwide.

Needless to say, people freaked out.

There’s probably a larger lesson here about our obsession with social media networks in general, and how an outage like this is apparently the Armageddon scenario for a lot of people, who should probably consider stepping away from their Facebook news feed for a little while.

Source: Instagram and Facebook Outage Revealed Just How Good the Companies Are Getting at Artificial Intelligence | Inc.com

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