Why Some Hate Speech Continues to Elude Facebook’s AI Machinery – The Wall Street Journal

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An audit commissioned by Facebook Inc. urged it to improve artificial intelligence-based tools it uses to help identify problematic content such as hate speech, showcasing the current limits of technology in policing the world’s largest social media platform.

The report, made public Wednesday, examined Facebook’s approach to civil rights and criticized it as “too reactive and piecemeal,” despite much-publicized investments in AI-based censors and human analysts trained to track down and remove harmful content.