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While tools to transcribe text are nothing new, the company faces different challenges because of the size, the sheer volume of photos shared each day on Facebook and Instagram, and the number of languages supported on its global platform.

To handle this monumental task, the company has built a sophisticated artificial intelligence which is known by the name as Rosetta. The system can analyze the contents of not only standalone files, but also individual frames within videos. First, the machine learning systems detects retangular regions that could potentially contain text.

According to a post published on its official blog, Facebook has identified offensive memes and small videos with text overlays as the target, and has developed an AI called Rosetta to sift through billions of images in real-time - uploaded on Facebook and Instagram - for identifying hate speech and offensive content. It scans all the images with the help of a technique that differs from those employed by traditional text recognition software. Facebook said that the approach would enable the Rosetta which can recognize any type of words of any length which is even the ones that it was not exposed to during the training phase of development.

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"Once we obtain the bounding boxes for word locations on an image, they are cropped and resized to a height of 32 pixels with the aspect ratio maintained", detailed the Facebook engineers who worked on Rosetta. It then uses text recognition technology to understand the context of the text and the image together.

Censorship has been a huge topic in the tech industry lately, with Facebook, Apple, Twitter, and several other major platforms banning Infowars radio host Alex Jones from using their services. It will be extended to more areas in the future. As great as the technology is, Facebook is seeking something better: the ability to pull text from images and understand the text. So while Rosetta isn't committed to images, their pervasiveness on Facebook and Instagram will without a doubt make them a noteworthy utilize case, particularly in Facebook's discovery of hostile material.

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