Report: Facebook Still Auto-Generating Pages for ISIS, Al-Qaeda

According to a new Associated Press report released on Wednesday, Facebook is still auto-generating pages for ISIS and Al-Qaeda.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported.

But a whistleblower’s complaint shows that Facebook itself has inadvertently provided the two extremist groups with a networking and recruitment tool by producing dozens of pages in their names.

Continue reading the full article at the Associated Press.

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