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Facebook wants you to believe its AI is working against hate speech

18/10/2021

In the middle of the last decade, Facebook decided it needed to build AI to fight hate speech. While the technology did work in some cases, we’ve also seen glaring failures. After the Christchurch shooting, for example, Facebook wasn’t able to quickly remove the video. Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal...
In the middle of the last decade, Facebook decided it needed to build AI to fight hate speech. While the technology did work in some cases, we’ve also seen glaring failures. After the Christchurch shooting, for example, Facebook wasn’t able to quickly remove the video. Over the weekend, the Wall Street Journal published a new report indicating Facebook’s AI can’t identify first-person shooting videos and racist rants consistently. Plus, there was a bizarre incident where the algorithm wasn’t able to separate cockfighting and car crashes.  The report noted that the firm’s AI only detects a small part of hate speech posts on…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook
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