AI may soon monitor your live videos on Twitter, Facebook

An editor watches a video showing the dying moments of Philando Castile, 32, who was shot by Minnesota police after being pulled over while driving in July. Castile’s girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, live-streamed the altercation on Facebook.  (AFP/Getty Images)“She got caught up in the likes,” was how a prosecutor described the 18-year-old Ohio woman who is accused of live-streaming the alleged rape of her 17-year-old friend. There is no question that live-stream apps, such as Periscope and Facebook Live Video, carry the risk of exposing audiences to heinous images. In rare but harrowing incidents, users have watched as suicide, rape or domestic violence unfold in real time before their eyes. The job of watching and removing violent or pornographic content from these live apps, as well as video sites like YouTube, has primarily been a human undertaking. Workers tasked with content moderation review hours of video…


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