How Facebook Is Revamping Its Fight to End Online Hate Speech — Fortune

Facebook is amping up its own anti-hate speech campaign this week after launching the program earlier this year, the company announced Wednesday. The tech titan’s Online Civil Courage Initiative (OCCI) has been working with at least 84 activist groups and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Germany, France, and the UK since January. Now Facebook fb wants…

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A New Kind of AI Spots 90% of Online Abuse

Researchers at Yahoo (yes, for the moment, it’s still Yahoo) have unveiled an algorithm that uses machine learning and natural language processing to detect online abuse and hate speech. Abusive behavior online has been in the limelight lately, both because it’s so inherently vile, and because it could alienate users of platforms like Twitter TWTR…

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