YouTube CEO announces more human moderators to end violent kid videos

Technology 5-12-2017 Mashable 42

More people will be reviewing content across Google platforms, especially at YouTube which has had a problem of violent, disturbing videos targeted to kids making it onto the video site. 

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced in a rare blog post that by next year, 10,000 human moderators would be reviewing content that violates policy. 

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"Human reviewers remain essential to both removing content and training machine learning systems because human judgment is critical to making contextualized decisions on content," Wojcicki wrote.

YouTube had previously promised more human oversight and more machine learning to flag the content, but Monday's announcement is the first from the CEO and with strategy details. Read more...

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