Report: PornHub Algorithm Auto-Detects, Lists Actors and Sex Acts in Videos

A visitor holds a hand of AILA, or Artificial Intelligence Lightweight Android, during a demonstration at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (Deutsches Forschungszentrum fuer Kuenstliche Intelligenz GmbH) stand at the 2013 CeBIT technology trade fair on March 5, 2013 in Hanover, Germany. CeBIT will be open March …

PornHub has revealed an algorithm that automatically detects actors and sex acts in videos, before listing them, according to a report.

“Ultimately, we want to provide our fans with whatever it is they have a penchant for and our new model will be able to surface more accurate results for them, which will hopefully keep them coming back for more,” claimed PornHub Vice President Corey Price to TechCrunch. “It’s all about continuously updating our platform to provide our fans with the latest in technology to make their experience on our platform as seamless as possible. The easier it is to navigate and access what they want, the happier they will be.”

“So far we’ve used the model on about 500k featured videos which includes user submitted and we plan to scan the whole library in the beginning of 2018,” he continued. “Very shortly, the technology will also be used to detect various sex positions / categories and be able to properly tag them as well… It’s quite precise.”

This week, it was reported that visitors to PornHub may have been infected by hackers, who hijacked the website’s “advertising supply chain.”

“The attack saw hackers hijack advertising platforms to deliver fake browser updates for the three most popular Windows browsers,” reported Sky News. “The cyber criminals created fake advertisements that would appear as security warnings on the Chrome, Firefox and Edge web browsers – telling users they needed to apply a critical update.”

Charlie Nash is a reporter for Breitbart Tech. You can follow him on Twitter @MrNashington and Gab @Nash, or like his page at Facebook.


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