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This article illustrates the sort of problems facing the application of AI in filtering or managing objectionable content on social media sites, as well as other purposes.
FULL STORY: https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/16/tech/ai-video-spotting-terror-violence-new-zealand/index.htmlWhy AI is still terrible at spotting violence online
Artificial intelligence can identify people in pictures, find the next TV series you should binge watch on Netflix, and even drive a car.
But on Friday, when a suspected terrorist in New Zealand streamed live video to Facebook of a mass murder, the technology was of no help. The gruesome broadcast went on for at least 17 minutes until New Zealand police reported it to the social network. Recordings of the video and related posts about it rocketed across social media while companies tried to keep up.
Why can't AI, which is already used by major social networks to help moderate the status updates, photos, and videos users upload, simply be deployed in greater measures to remove such violence as swiftly as it appears? ...