Facebook Announces AI Program to Flag Offensive Content in Live Streams

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Facebook has announced it is developing an artificial intelligence program in order to analyse and flag offensive live streaming videos. Reuters reports that Facebook is expanding their existing automatic image detection system, which is used to flag nudity or offensive imagery in photos and provide facial detection functionalities, to include Facebook Live videos. Facebook’s director of Applied Machine Learning, Joaquin Candela, said the current system is “an algorithm that detects nudity, violence, or any of the things that are not according to our policies.” SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Facebook began using similar software to flag offensive video content back in June, but the company is just now implementing the feature in its live video streaming service. The artificial intelligence being used to flag the content in…


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