To eliminate hate speech, Facebook deleted 22.5 million items in the second quarter

Facebook, the social media giant, deleted 22.5 million posts in the second quarter of 2020 for violating hate speech policies, more than double the number in the first quarter. < p > < p > on August 11, local time, Facebook released the sixth edition of the community standards implementation report. According to the report, Facebook’s automatic detection rate of hate speech through technical means has reached 95%. As a result, the number of hate speech processed by Facebook jumped from 9.6 million in the first quarter to 22.5 million in the second quarter. < p > < p > Facebook explains that this is because of the automatic detection of Spanish, Arabic and Indonesian content and improvements in English detection technology. Due to the improvement of automatic detection ability, Facebook has processed more content in English, Spanish and Burmese. < / P > < p > on the instagram platform, the positive detection rate of hate speech on Facebook increased from 45% to 84%, and the number of hate speech processed increased from 808900 in the first quarter to 3.3 million in the second quarter. Facebook said the change is also due to the wider use of automatic detection technology. At the same time, Facebook also handled the content of violation of anti-terrorism rules, with the processed data rising from 6.3 million in the first quarter to 8.7 million in the second quarter. The report also noted that Facebook deleted 1.5 billion fake accounts in the second quarter, compared with 1.7 billion in the first quarter. In addition, since October 2019, Facebook has removed 23 different banned organizations, more than half of which are white supremacy supporters. < p > < p > earlier, Facebook was under pressure from public opinion because it allowed Trump’s controversial remarks in the anti racial discrimination protest. In order to force Facebook to solve the problems of hate speech and false information on its platform, the “anti defamation alliance” and “sleeping giant” and other organizations jointly launched a boycott campaign, calling on US companies to stop advertising on Facebook in July. Unilever, Coca Cola and other well-known brands have responded and announced that they will withdraw the advertisements on Facebook. Facebook has failed to negotiate with advertisers over the boycott and withdrawal of ads, Reuters reported on July 1. After the negotiation failed, advertisements of more than 400 brands disappeared from Facebook, and many famous brands such as Coca Cola and Starbucks also withdrew their advertisements as scheduled. Advertising revenue has always been the main revenue source of Facebook. According to the financial report, Facebook’s total revenue last year was $70.7 billion, of which advertising revenue reached $69.7 billion, accounting for more than 98%. Of the $17.7 billion in revenue in the first quarter of this year, another $17.4 billion came from advertising. Scientists have made ultra-high-speed terahertz wireless chips that deliver faster than 5g

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