Facebook says AI can enforce its rules, but the company’s own engineers are doubtful

  • A Facebook executive testified at the late-September Senate hearing that the company is using AI to keep kids under 13 off Instagram.
  • The performance of Facebook’s automated systems illustrates how difficult it is for Facebook and other tech companies to build systems that reliably and comprehensively detect content that breaks their rules.
  • Facebook users were finding in their feeds videos of crashing cars and fighting roosters, which would normally violate Facebook’s rules.


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