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Facebook touts content-moderation progress, transparency as model for US Section 230 reform

By Mike Swift
  • 11 Feb 2021 15:29
  • 11 Feb 2021 15:29
Facebook says its artificial-intelligence systems are increasingly adept at blocking hate speech and other harmful content before it's seen by humans, with the company’s executives telling reporters today that its content-moderation efforts could be a model for regulatory reform in the US and elsewhere.
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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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