Face­book to add 3,000 work­ers

New Straits Times - - Business -

SAN FRANCISCO: Face­book Inc will hire 3,000 more peo­ple over the next year to re­spond to re­ports of in­ap­pro­pri­ate ma­te­rial on the so­cial me­dia net­work and speed up the re­moval of videos show­ing mur­der, sui­cide and other vi­o­lent acts, chief ex­ec­u­tive Mark Zucker­berg said yes­terda. The hir­ing spree is an ac­knowl­edge­ment that it needs more than au­to­mated soft­ware to im­prove mon­i­tor­ing of posts. Face­book Live has been marred since its launch last year by in­stances of peo­ple stream­ing vi­o­lence. Agen­cies

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