Facebook Is Replacing Its Human News Editors with AI
Facebook, the gigantic social media platform/misinformation superspreader, is removing the human element from its News tab.
Recent reports reveal that Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, is axing its human news curators in favor of artificial intelligence. Facebook, especially, is becoming a fossil in the rapidly evolving world of social media, and it's struggling to emulate newer, immensely popular apps such as TikTok.
To make matters worse, the $300 billion company will stop paying news outlets to host their content.
Facebook, a chief purveyor of misinformation and hate speech, was never a good place to discover news. And now, as it fully automates the news tab, it may be even worse.
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