Facebook turns to artificial intelligence to fight hate speech as tensions run high in Myanmar

Facebook has unveiled new efforts to combat hate speech and misinformation in Myanmar, where the social media platform has fuelled ethnic violence against the Rohingya population.
Facebook said in a blog post that employees travelled to Myanmar over the summer to better understand the situation.
It has also hired more than 60 Myanmar language experts to review content and plans to increase that to 100 by the end of the year.
Lawmakers, human rights activists and the United Nations have…