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Moderating Facebook Kenyan terrorists’ posts aren’t removed

Facebook News Feeds are personalised based on users’ social networks and hobbies; but a recent analysis on terrorist activities in East Africa says country and language have a bigger influence than predicted. ISD argues the platform’s moderation algorithms struggle to detect hate speech and violence in non-English posts. Two terrorist groups in Kenya—al-Shabaab and the …

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Meta axes Facebook Live Shopping, pushes sellers to reels

Meta’s switch to short-form video has claimed Facebook Live Shopping. Business owners may demonstrate and sell products in live videos, answering inquiries and collecting comments in real time. Meta says “consumers’ viewing behaviours are shifting to short-form video,” so it’s removing shoppable live streams from its major social network and pushing businesses to try Reels …

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NFTs

Creators can now share non-fiction texts (NFTs) – Meta

Meta has confirmed the debut of NFTs on Facebook and has already begun selecting certain authors to test the service, according to information from the TechCrunch website. Users in the United States can now post tokens that are non-fungible on their social media sites. In addition to a collections tab on Facebook, NFTs will also …

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