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Not just nipples: how Facebook’s AI struggles to detect misinformation

Automated moderation can be a blunt instrument – as users trying to post an image of Aboriginal men in chains discovered

“It’s much easier to build an AI system that can detect a nipple than it is to determine what is linguistically hate speech.”

The Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made that comment in 2018 when he was discussing how the company tackles content that is deemed inappropriate or, in Facebook terms, judged to be violating community standards.

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