With AI, Facebook can now proactively detect, remove harmful content

MANILA, Philippines — With the help of artificial intelligence, Facebook said it can now detect and remove content that goes against its community standards faster.

But first, what is artificial intelligence or AI?

This was best explained by Facebook community engineer Chris Palow in a virtual press briefing on Tuesday.

“It’s largely machines — intelligent machines–making decisions in doing some things that humans can do as well,” Palow explained. “Some decision making that humans could do as well.”

“We use it in particular to problem solve whether or not a post, or an account or page or group that violates our community standards,” he added of what’s the use of AI fo…

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