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    Facebook Hires 3,000 to Combat Violent Videos

    Somebody has to keep watch. After a slew of high-profile violent broadcasts hit news feeds last month, Facebook has announced they’re increasing video-monitoring staff by two-thirds. Facebook Live has been widely promoted, but after a number of deaths and shootings were broadcast, sometimes remaining online for hours before being removed, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to “do better for our community.” As revealed in Facebook’s first quarter earnings, which reported over $8 billion in revenue, that community now comprises a quarter of the world’s population.

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