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US military trusted more than Google, Facebook to develop AI: survey


The public was significantly more sceptical about Facebook than other tech companies working on cutting-edge AI research, according to the survey. — Bloomberg

The public was significantly more sceptical about Facebook than other tech companies working on cutting-edge AI research, according to the survey. — Bloomberg

Facebook Inc is among the technology companies leading the race to develop artificial intelligence. But Americans don’t trust it to do so responsibly, a survey from a UK think tank has found. 

More than two-thirds of those surveyed said they had either “no confidence” or “not too much confidence” in Facebook developing AI, a report from the Centre for the Governance of AI, part of the Future of Humanity Institute at the University of Oxford, said. The public was significantly more sceptical about Facebook than other tech companies working on cutting-edge AI research, according to the survey. 

   

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