Facebook recently updated its Community Guidelines, which covers all policy and violation rules that Facebook has covered for Instagram and Facebook, for the coming three months.
The new update has a new layout that presents the data, in the charts form.
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The above chart is a bit difficult to understand, so the community has provided keynotes of the data which is being mentioned below, however, due to pandemic Facebook is facing staffing issues due to which there was a delay in enforcement guidelines.
“With fewer content reviewers, we took action on fewer pieces of content on both Facebook and Instagram for suicide and self-injury, and child nudity and sexual exploitation on Instagram. Despite these decreases, we prioritized and took action on the most harmful content within these categories. […] The number of appeals is also much lower in this report because we couldn’t always offer them.”
Keynotes for Facebook
Facebook worked a lot on hate speech in this enforcement report, they made their guidelines strict by 10 times to the previous report of 2018.
“Our proactive detection rate for hate speech on Facebook increased 6 points from 89% to 95%. In turn, the amount of content we took action on increased from 9.6 million in Q1 to 22.5 million in Q2. This is because we expanded some of our automation technology in Spanish, Arabic and Indonesian and made improvements to our English detection technology in Q1.”
Facebook also worked on Instagram’s Community Guidelines by working on the nudity and adult content detection.
They have also worked on hate speech detection.
5% of Facebook’s userbase is of around fake accounts.
Content from any dangerous organization has also been removed from Instagram, which is dangerous to any community. More removal of these kinds of activities will be good.
Bullying and Harassment
Facebook recorded a massive increase in bullying and harassment cases on Instagram, which is the main concern. Due to less staffing, there is an increase in this quarter.
However, the information recommends that Facebook is accomplishing more to address some key zones of concern. What’s more, Facebook’s hoping to take that further, charging an autonomous review of its procedures to guarantee it’s doing everything it can to mirror the correct information in its quarterly reports.