Facebook Live: Zuckerberg adds 3,000 moderators in wake of murders

IMG_0251.JPGFollowing outrage over broadcasting of murder and assaults, Facebook chief says social network will invest in people and tools to remove content more quickly.  Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to add 3,000 more content reviewers and invest in tools to help remove objectionable content more quickly, after a man broadcasted footage of himself killing his 11-month-old daughter. Over the last few months, footage of shootings, murders, rapes and assaults has been streamed on Facebook. The live broadcasts have then been viewable as recorded videos by the social network’s users, often for days before being taken down. But instead of scrutinising content before it is uploaded, Facebook relies on reporting tools used by the social network’s 1.86 billion users and a team of people at Facebook to review reported posts and content and retroactively remove them from the site…….Read More