Facebook to use Met Police videos to recognise shooters

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Facebook will be given access to footage from bodycams worn by Specialist Firearms Command officers during their training Facebook is to use footage from police body cameras to train its algorithms to recognise videos of real-life shootings. The technology giant will give the cameras to Metropolitan Police Specialist Firearms

Police officers raise concerns about ‘biased’ AI data

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Officers expressed concern biases in the data used to train the tools could direct them to take unfair actions Police officers have raised concerns about using “biased” artificial-intelligence tools, a report commissioned by one of the UK government’s advisory bodies reveals. The study warns such software may “amplify” prejudices,

Facebook removes altered Conservative advertisement

Image copyright Getty Images Facebook has removed a Conservative Party advert which misrepresented a BBC News story. The ad carried a BBC logo and headline saying “£14 billion pound cash boost for schools” – despite the story it linked to putting the figure at £7.1bn. The social media giant say the Tories had “misused” its

Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson doc: Online bullying and what to do about it

“There were comments of people telling me to kill myself, saying that I should starve myself.” Hannah Adams, 17, says there was “no escape” from online bullying when she was in high school. She appears in Little Mix star Jesy Nelson’s new documentary Odd One Out about online trolling – discussing ways to deal with