Facebook Says AI Can Enforce Its Rules, but the Company’s Own Engineers Are Doubtful

Facebook Inc. FB -1.15% executives have long said that artificial intelligence would address the company’s chronic problems keeping what it deems hate speech and excessive violence as well as underage users off its platforms. That future is farther away than those executives suggest, according to internal documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Facebook’s AI… Continue reading Facebook Says AI Can Enforce Its Rules, but the Company’s Own Engineers Are Doubtful

Homeland Security Considers Outside Firms to Analyze Social Media After Jan. 6 Failure

The Department of Homeland Security is considering hiring private companies to analyze public social media for warning signs of extremist violence, spurring debate within the agency over how to monitor for such threats while protecting Americans’ civil liberties. The effort, which remains under discussion and hasn’t received approval or funding, would involve sifting through large… Continue reading Homeland Security Considers Outside Firms to Analyze Social Media After Jan. 6 Failure