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Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism

Facebook to train AI with police bodycam footage to combat extremism

Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to train its artificial intelligence systems to detect videos of violent events as part of its ongoing battle against extremism on the platform.
September 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

On Wednesday September 18, 2019, Nypost at New York Post wrote:
By Christopher Carbone, Fox News

The Mark Zuckerberg-led company is also expanding its definition of terrorism to include not just acts of violence intended to achieve a political or ideological aim, but attempts at violence, especially when aimed at civilians with the intent to coerce and intimidate.

The social network says it has banned 200 white supremacist organizations and 26 million pieces of content related to global terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda.

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