"We have a lot of work still to do to prevent abuse", Facebook Product Management vice president Guy Rosen said. In April, Facebook published its internal guidelines on how it decides to remove posts that include hate speech, violence, nudity, terrorism and more. "The majority of the content restricted was alleged to violate Indian laws relating to the defamation of religion, hate speech, and defamation of the state", the report says about the data requests received between July 2017 and December 2017.
In addition to the removal of these fake accounts, the company acted on 21 million pieces of nudity and sexual activity, 3.5 million posts that displayed violent content, 2.5 million examples of the speech as well aS 1.9 million pieces of terrorist content. Facebook had 2.2 billion monthly active users in the first-quarter of 2018, according to its latest earnings press release.
"AI still needs to get better before we can use it to effectively remove more linguistically nuanced issues like hate speech in different languages, but we're working on it", said Zuckerberg to CNet.
Facebook revealed that the Community Standards Enforcement Report focused on suspicious activities that took place from October 2017 to March 2018.
The report comes in the face of increasing criticism about how Facebook controls the content it shows to users, though the company was clear to highlight that its new methods are evolving and aren't set in stone, CNET's Parker reports. The company attributed the decline to the "variability of our detection technology's ability to find and flag" fakes. "Thanks to AI tools we've built, nearly all of the spam was removed before anyone reported it, and most of the fake accounts were removed within minutes of being registered".
Senate Democrats Warn Trump Over Any Deal on China's ZTE The US is looking for a way to lift a ban on the company in exchange for more imports of American agricultural products by China. A security firm, Kryptowire, disclosed in 2016 that Chinese phones are loaded with software that sends a user's data to Beijing.
Facebook representatives are expected to travel across the globe to participate in summits in different cities.
The response to extreme content on Facebook is particularly important given that it has come under intense scrutiny amid reports of governments and private organizations using the platform for disinformation campaigns and propaganda.
Facebook has been in hot water following allegations of data privacy violations by Cambridge Analytica, an election consultancy that improperly harvested information from millions of Facebook users for the Brexit campaign and Donald Trump's U.S. presidency bid. Other summits are planned on May 16 in Oxford and May 17 in Berlin. Through the company's two-part investigation, they found 200 potential apps leaked confidential data.
Facebook, the world's largest social media firm, has never previously released detailed data about the kinds of posts it takes down for violating its rules.
On May 8, Facebook announced that it is testing a new feature that might help users who missed crucial elements of a Facebook Live broadcast.
With this year's Origin series looming large, the Maroons side suddenly has a good news/bad news situation on their hands. "Brilliant representative career over a long period of time", NRL CEO Todd Greenberg said of Smith.
On Tuesday, November 28 Atlantic Securities upgraded the shares of HD in report to "Overweight" rating. University Of Texas Managment Co invested 0.15% of its capital in The Home Depot, Inc . (NYSE:HD).
Partially hydrogenated oils were first introduced into the food supply in the early 20th century as a replacement for butter. In Denmark, the first country to ban trans fats from food products, the results have also been dramatic.
He was a star pitcher in high school and in college at Washington and Lee and unsuccessfully tried out for the New York Giants. A staunch free expression advocate, Wolfe was a passionate supporter of PEN America for more than 30 years.
Authorities in Wisconsin have commended a high school prank which involved a supposed auto accident. "We have this junk auto ". Then scattered some bricks about and in the photo they look like they could have come from the building.
Despite significant flaws, I liked them quite a lot in my review , but plenty across tech media did not. Previously, you had to disconnect the Pixel Buds from the first device and then open it in the next one.
Such a bridge was first proposed under the last Czar Nicholas II before World War I broke out, preventing it going ahead. The European Union also criticized what it called a fresh assault on Ukraine's territorial integrity.
According to the report, those with keyless cars sometimes mistakingly believe their vehicles are off after parking them. In addition to the more than 28 people who have died due to the ignition issues, more than 45 have been injured.
Buildings dismantled at North Korean nuclear test site
On Friday, Bolton promised to North Korea that the United States will help it achieve economic prosperity like South Korea. Bush removed North Korea from the list in October 2008 after the country agreed to continue disabling its nuclear plant.
National Assembly Raises Budget to N9.12tn
This is part of the recommendations of the Committee of Appropriations in its reports submitted by Senator Danjuma Goje . In November 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari presented the budget of N8.612 trillion to the parliament for passage.
Yanny or Laurel: 4-second audio clip divides the internet
One Twitter user wrote: "How are y'all hearing Yanny? ". "I ain't never heard a more clear " Laurel " in my life", another said. While some can rest on their " laurels ", many have sparked a debate about how two people can hear different names.
Tony Cascarino's Premier League season review 2017-18
Gabriel Jesus' victor on Sunday was City's 106 goal of the campaign, meaning they have scored an astonishing 2.79 goals per game. In fact, the former Atletico forward would have even made a massive push for the Golden Boot if he had played the entire season.