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Facebook says it's policing its platform, but it didn't catch a livestream of a massacre. Why?

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Mar 15, 2019 3:00 PM 1+ mon ago

Facebook says its policing its platform, but it didnt catch a livestream of a massacre. Why? - CNN

Tributes laid at the police line close to the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch where 41 people died.

New York (CNN Business)For at least 17 minutes on Friday, a suspected terrorist streamed to Facebook live video of a mass murder, and Facebook apparently had to be told about it by New Zealand police.

This despite Facebook repeatedly touting over the past two years its hiring of thousands of content moderators and its investment in artificial intelligence for content moderation.

If the artificial intelligence systems built by one of the richest companies in the world can't identify and take action on a video containing weaponry, repeated gunfire and murder, what can they identify?

Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's chief technology officer, boasted in a recent interview with Fortune magazine how good Facebook's artificial systems were at identifying the difference between pictures of broccoli and ...

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