Published by: Yogesh Sahu
Updated to Tuesday, 26 October 2021 06:37 AM IST
Offensive content is being posted on Facebook in 160 languages. AI designed to prevent this only works for 70 languages. Documents from former employees also reveal this.
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It is also reluctant to comment on the minimum number of moderators required to moderate its platform. The revelation was made quoting former Facebook executives and company internal documents and studies. This information was provided in a document submitted to the US Parliament by former employee Francis Hugen.
Today people are posting content like articles, photos, videos etc. on Facebook in 160 languages. But its AI can monitor almost 70 or less content in these languages. According to Ashraf Jetoon, Facebook’s head of policy in Arab countries, the company wants to expand around the world as an imperial power. But security measures should not be taken. With 90% of its active users each month being non-Americans and Canadians, the terrible use of its platform is here.
That means scaring
Ethnic groups in countries such as Ethiopia are openly endangered due to a lack of proper understanding of the language. His AI was also unable to remove these posts from his platform.
He also does not employ field awareness staff
Through Facebook, there have been allegations of spreading violence and killing people in Myanmar, Yemen or West Bengal in India. According to company documents, Facebook did not hire a reasonable number of staff to understand regional contexts and language. Its employees warn the company that Facebook is ineffective in preventing malicious content. But he didn’t care much.