NEW YORK – Facebook says that the use of artificial intelligence to help in the fight against terrorists the use of its platform.
The company with the announcement comes as it is facing increasing pressure from government leaders to identify and prevent the spread of the content of terrorist groups on the huge social network.
Facebook officials said in a blog post Thursday that the company uses AI to find and remove “terrorist content” immediately, before the users see. This is a departure from Facebook’s usual policy of only reporting suspicious content as users report that the first.
They also say that when the company receives reports of potential “terrorism messages,” the reviews these reports urgently. In addition, says that in the rare cases in which it submits a proof of imminent threat of damage, immediately inform authorities.