Facebook began to check photos and videos for authenticity

Facebook начал проверять фото и видео на подлинность

Facebook is expanding the test function photos and videos for all of its 27 partners in 17 countries

Created a learning model that uses different signals of engagement to identify potentially about content.

Krupnaya social network in the world Facebook started to check out the photos and videos on the accuracy. About this corporate blog on Thursday, September 13, said the Manager of the company’s products Anthony Woodford.

According to her, today the company is expanding the test of facts for photos and videos to all its 27 partners in 17 countries around the world.

“This will help us quickly identify and take action against a great number of disinformation,” said Woodford.

It is noted that the established learning model that uses different signals of engagement to identify potentially about content. For example, feedback from users of the social network. These photos and videos will be sent to experts for verification of authenticity of facts.

Before this practice was valid only in relation to text publications. The company is “actively working on new technologies” to “deal with other forms of misinformation,” said Woodford.

Earlier, representatives of Twitter and Facebook in the U.S. Senate acknowledged that they were not ready to counter attempts to interfere in Russia’s presidential election of 2016. Social media took too much time to start the fight against political manipulation and propaganda.

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