Facebook will now pay you for your voice recordings

Facebook will now pay you for your voice recordings

Facebook is going to pay select users up to $5 to record snippets of audio through a new program called ’Pronunciations’ in its Viewpoints market research app, to improve its speech recognition technology. The program announced is available only to U.S.-based users, 18 years and older, and with 75 or more Facebook friends.

Clara
Clara
Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 1 months

No

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 1 months

Not at all suspicious.

Darknimbus3
Darknimbus3 1 months

Great. Another way in which to track us, sell us, etc. nty Facebook

PhreneticNI
PhreneticNI 1 months

I can't help but be suspicious that this will be used to cover up data theft of unpaid voice recordings...

TrumpBumperCar
TrumpBumperCar 1 months

The future is just bringing more and more nihilistic thoughts. I want my hoverboard, damn it. Not corporations buying everything.

Pigdog Pirouet
Pigdog Pirouet 1 months

Wide variety of voices directly matched to what is being said for AI to learn from. Nice. 10 year photo challenge, select which pictures have shops / lights / cars / etc in. All public AI learning projects.

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