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Arvato monitors Facebook hate speech in Germany

Friday 15 January 2016 | 17:47 CET | News
Facebook has appointed Bertelsmann subsidiary Arvato to monitor and delete racists posts in Germany, reports Reuters. A Facebook spokesperson said that it wanted to deal more effectively with content that may violate the sites community standards. Arvato is understood to have hired at least100 people to monitor hate speech for Facebook.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Arvato / Bertelsmann / Facebook
Countries: Germany
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