Employees at Facebook have in recent years questioned the ability of Facebook’s artificial intelligence systems to consistently detect hate speech and violent material on the platform, according to internal documents obtained by the Wall Street Journal. A senior engineer wrote in a 2019 report that Facebook’s AI systems removed posts that generated an estimated 2% of views of hate speech on...
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Pinterest’s Tardy CEO Shakeup
What timing! No one could say they were surprised that Ben Silbermann is stepping down as CEO of Pinterest—that’s something we’ve expected for a while. After all, while he and his co-founder, Evan Sharp, built the business into a public company worth $13 billion—even after the stock plunge of recent months—Silbermann lately has been grappling with falling user numbers in the U.S. No, what is...
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