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Facebook plans to use AI to identify terrorist propaganda | Washington Post

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20 February 2017



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Facebook plans to use artificial intelligence to identify posts that might promote or glorify terrorism, a move that follows growing concern about terrorists’ efforts to recruit on social networks. In a 5,700-word missive posted Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote that the technology “will take many years to fully develop” because it requires software sophisticated enough to distinguish between a news story about a terrorist attack and efforts to recruit on behalf of a terrorist organization.

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