May 2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y’know, All the Nazis and Stuff

2019-05-24T00:19:05+01:00May 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recent transparency report. (And to put a fine point on it, that’s just the content it actually caught.) In a press briefing this afternoon, vice president of global operations Justin Osofsky teased a plan to pilot a subgroup of moderators who are specifically tasked with handling hate speech.

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