Social media giants warn of AI moderation errors as Covid-19 empties offices


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  • Tuesday, 17 Mar 2020

In a blog post, Google said that to reduce the need for people to come into offices, YouTube and other business divisions are temporarily relying more on artificial intelligence and automated tools to find problematic content. — Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc's YouTube, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc warned on March 16 that more videos and other content could be erroneously removed for policy violations, as the companies empty offices and rely on automated takedown software during the coronavirus pandemic.

In a blog post, Google said that to reduce the need for people to come into offices, YouTube and other business divisions are temporarily relying more on artificial intelligence and automated tools to find problematic content.

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