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Facebook Executive Warns AI Video Screening Still a Long Way Off

  • LeCun says AI still years away from screening video at scale
  • Hard for software to tell banned from legitimate content

Facebook Inc.’s chief artificial intelligence scientist said the company is years away from being able to use software to automatically screen live video for extreme violence.

Yann LeCun’s comments follow the March livestream of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.