Mark Zuckerberg Outlines Changes To Deal With Facebook Killing
CEO and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, addressed the Facebook killing that took place on Sunday. After sending his condolences to the family of the victim, Robert Godwin, 74, Zuckerberg promised to do better in weeding out violent content from his social network. The speech was given at the company's annual developer conference on Tuesday, amid growing concern over the increasing number of videos that show violent content to millions of users worldwide.
Zuckerberg mentioned Robert Godwin in his brief comments about the Cleveland murder. The senior citizen was shot dead by 37-year-old Steve Stephens who was filming the tragic incident at the time. Stephens later posted the video of the shooting on Facebook, then went live using the Live platform, and even went on to boast about the other killing he had done.
According to BBC, the Facebook killing can be viewed on the social media for more than two hours before the social network removed the clips despite having received complaints within the time frame. Mark Zuckerberg said in the speech that the company has a lot of work, and that they will keep doing all they can to prevent tragedies like the Cleveland murder from happening. He also gave a brief outline regarding the changes that have to be made to improve the social network's ability to weed out violent content.
Per Daily Mail, Zuckerberg plans to use its enormous amount of talent and sophisticated artificial intelligence to deal with the issues in the long-term. AI can solve the problem of delayed response to complaints by shortening the time required to flag and remove offensive and inappropriate material amidst the endless growth of user content. Zuckerberg also introduced new plans on using augmented reality in Facebook apps, such as Messenger.
To prevent anymore graphic Facebook killings to be shared, Mark Zuckerberg suggested to use digital objects in video and live streams viewed on mobile phones. It may still take a few years for the AI to be fully functional , but Zuckerberg gave assurance in an interview that they have already started testing its uses. Currently, human moderators receive violent content complaints on Facebook who then make a decision about whether to take down the content and disable the user's account.
Russian Terminator Robot Does Horrifying Things While Putin Denies Risk Of Robot Army
The Russian Terminator robot is shown to be able to shoot guns with both hands. It can also drive a car and do press-ups, making people nervous despite Putin's assurance that the violent exercises are just part of the machine's decision making and coordination training.
Apple iOS 10.3.2 Does This Annoying Thing To Your Devices
Apple users should be a bit nervous about this iOS 10.3.2 update as it has a few concerning issues. One of which is that it can cut-off support for some phone models at anytime.
Rogue Robot Traps And Kills Woman In Car Assembly Line
A woman in Michigan was trapped and killeds by a robot that was not supposed to be in her working area. 57 year old Wanda Holbrook died from severe head trauma after the rogue robot crushed her skull.
Trump Leaves Paris Climate Deal Amid Warnings From Tesla, Apple, Facebook And Google
Donald Trump has been met with disdain by numerous tech leaders and the whole world, for that matter, after his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement.
Microsoft Research Reveals Prototype AR Glasses And It Looks Like This
The HoloLens is able to track the movements of its user’s head and position. It is also completely wireless and runs on battery power while projecting stereoscopic 3D images to each of the user's eyes.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
List of the Best Resources for Students: Study Anything Online
We live in a world full of new opportunities, and more and more people join the internet community in order to study what they are interested in. If you are willing to become better at topics you study in school, university, or just by yourself.
How Do Personal Emergency Response Systems Work?
Personal emergency response systems, known as PERS for short, are systems that help people to raise the alarm and get immediate help when a medical or personal emergency occurs. They are ideal for older people and anyone with a mobility issue or an injury or illness that can cause falls.
How to Download Free Android Emulator for Gaming on PC?
Are you looking to play Android games on PC with the help of the best Android emulator? There are numerous types of online platform which provide user friendly access and support for the interested communities to get immediate access to install their best recommended Android applications.
Learn About Some of the Most Popular Hobbies
We all need our downtime. It helps us recuperate, calm down and manage stress. However, if you want to use your spare time constructively, it is important to decide on what. You may need to look around for something relaxing to help you forget the worries of the world. From stamp collecting and reading to piano playing and camping, here are some of the most popular hobbies in the world to try.