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Facebook fails again to detect hate speech in ads

Times Now | 10/06/2022 06:11 PM | Click to read full article

Meta flopped once again in a test of how well they could detect obviously violent hate speech in advertisements by the nonprofit groups Global Witness and Foxglove.

The hateful messages focused on Ethiopia, where internal documents obtained by whistleblower Frances Haugen showed that Facebook’s ineffective moderation is “literally fanning ethnic violence,” as she said in her 2021 congressional testimony.