Friday, May 5, 2017

Facebook Will Hire 3000 Employees to Screen for Violence

From the Washington Post:

Facebook now has 1.94 billion users, an increase driven by mobile growth, the company said Wednesday as it released another strong earnings report. But questions loom about whether the social network can adequately deal with some of the content posted by its growing audience.

The company reported $8 billion in revenue for its first quarter of 2017, but its success was overshadowed by an earlier announcement that it will nearly double the number of workers charged with monitoring Facebook Live videos. That hiring spree is supposed to boost efforts to catch violent live streams before they spread across the network.

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