Announced on Tuesday, the company will implement a "one-time strike" policy that will prohibit anyone who violates the standards of the social network community from using Facebook Live.
Users who violate the most serious rules of the network will be prohibited from using Live for a certain period of time, starting from their first offense. An example of an offense is a user who "shares a link to a statement of a terrorist group without context".
Guy Rosen, Vice President of Integrity of Facebook, said in the blog that the company's goal was to "minimize the risk of abuse on Live while allowing users to use Live live every day ".
Rosen said these restrictions will be extended to other areas of the platform over the next few weeks, starting with the restriction barring users from placing ads.
Previously, Facebook had simply removed content that violated its community standards. If this person continued posting raping content, they would be stuck on the platform for a while. Some have been totally banned.
The restrictions apply to according to an updated definition in , which has seen the ban of many controversial personalities, including Alex Jones, the leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos and others.
In addition to these new live broadcast restrictions, Facebook has also declared investing in research to prevent incidents such as the rapid spread of the video shooter in Christchurch, which has been modified to avoid detection and allow remail.
The company will invest in a $ 7.5 million partnership with three universities: the University of Maryland, Cornell University and the University of California, Berkeley.
The money will go in search for better detection of images, video and audio handled, which could also help handle problems such as deepfakes.
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