Facebook is developing AI to bust ‘offensive’ Live video: report

By Brett Williams2016-12-02 23:35:46 UTC Facebook has long been vigilant about keeping your News Feed free of “inappropriate” content. That’s relatively simple when you’re talking about material that can be reviewed in full after it’s posted — but what happens if something goes wrong during a livestream?  A new initiative is reportedly in the works to build up the social network’s flagging system for offensive content in a particularly difficult area: Facebook Live.  Facebook has previously relied in part on a system that depended on users to report offensive materials, which are then checked by Facebook employees against “community standards.”  But at a recent roundtable at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park, Joaquin Candela, the company’s director of applied machine learning, told reporters that they’re testing artificial intelligence that can detect…


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