Facebook Says It’s Removing 99 Percent of Terror Content Before It’s Even Reported

Facebook also enlisted the help of more experts to help flag pages, profiles and groups potentially associated with terrorist groups

Once Facebook becomes aware of terror content, 83 percent of subsequently uploaded copies are removed within one hour of upload whitemay/iStock

Facebook announced that 99 percent of the ISIS and al-Qaida terror-related content it removes from the social network is detected before even being flagged and, in some cases, before it even goes live.

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