abuse reporting

April 20, 2018

Is Facebook’s Anti-Abuse System Broken?

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook has built some of the most advanced algorithms for tracking users, but when it comes to acting on user abuse reports about Facebook groups and content that clearly violate the company’s “community standards,” the social media giant’s technology appears to be woefully inadequate. Last week, Facebook deleted almost 120 groups totaling more than 300,000 members. The groups were mostly closed — requiring approval from group administrators before outsiders could view the day-to-day postings of group members. However, the titles, images and postings available on each group’s front page left little doubt about […]