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Pressured in Europe, Facebook details removal of terrorism content | Reuters

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s director of global policy management, and Brian Fishman, counter-terrorism policy manager, explained in a blog post. The world’s largest social media network, with 1.9 billion users, Facebook has not always been so open aboutRead More


Global stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft U.S. data | Reuters

TOKYO U.S. stock futures and Asian shares slid on Thursday, hit by soft U.S. economic data, a relatively hawkish Federal Reserve and a media report that U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by a special counsel for possible obstruction of justice. S&P mini futures dipped as much as 0.3 percent, while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.7 percent, led by resource shares. Japan’s Nikkei fell 0.3 percent. European shares were expected to get off to a tentative start, with spread-betters looking at a flat openRead More