Last week, the company published its 27 pages of guidelines it calls Community Standards in a move to become more transparent following criticism the company's censors removed posts that did not violate the terms and for allowing flagged content containing hate speech to remain posted.
Facebook said it was "an internal test" and that a bug caused it to accidentally launch publicly.
The company has halted the internal test as well, according to the spokesman.
But Facebook said it didn't mean to deploy the hate-speech question, calling its appearance the accidental release of an in-house experiment.
One such post that displayed the hate speech prompt was authored by Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, announcing upcoming features that will be showcased at F8.
Facebook's ability to police the content on its platform has been under scrutiny since the 2016 election season, when misinformation and divisive messages marred its News Feed and advertising.
But as others noticed the button appearing on all of the posts in their timeline, people began to share the funniest place they had seen the button appear.
Almost all ISIS and al Qaeda content that is removed from Facebook is flagged before "any human sees it", he claimed.
'Hate speech, I am optimistic that over a five to ten year period we'll have AI tools that can get into some of the nuances, the linguistic nuances of different types of content to be more accurate in flagging things for our systems, but today is just not there on that'.
'Some problems lend themselves more easily to AI solutions than others, ' Zuckerberg said.
Some noted that it appeared to be a bug on Facebook's part, offering "test" options to people who clicked yes.
Asian shares slipped as hopes waned for real progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks, which are due to kick off on Thursday. The U.S. dollar bought 109.68 Japanese yen, lower than 109.80 Japanese yen of the previous session.
Here's the new trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp , which could very well be the most fun Marvel movie to date. Nonetheless, Marvel has now released a video with some other Avengers asking the same question.
He said it's important for people and policymakers to know the possible implications of lifestyle changes on life expectancy. Only eight percent of Americans are now following the healthy habits underlined in the study, research co-author Dr.
The New York Giants just finished off season voluntary workouts, but one former first round draft pick was not in attendance. Flowers is expected to compete for the starting right tackle position along with 2017 undrafted free agent Chad Wheeler .
What is a Google Doodle? Three days later, at a labor rally in Haymarket Square, a bomb exploded, killing 11 people. However, because May Day 2018 is actually a Tuesday, the 2018 Early May Bank Holiday will be on May 7.
The wide spectrum of products includes air purifiers, rice cooker, wearables, electric scooter, Mi TV, Mi Drone and etc. It also said it made a net loss of 43.89 billion yuan versus a profit of 491.6 million yuan in 2016.
With the loss, Houston gives away homecourt advantage to Utah , as games three and four take place at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Another awesome dunk came toward the end of the game when Dante Exum slammed this home. "We made some mistakes".
Fair-housing activists, on the other hand, argue that the area could offer affordable housing to tens of thousands of people. Firefighter Andre Elias told Globo TV that they expected to find more victims but did not know how many.
Meanwhile, sharper input inflation continues to raise prices of output, extending the current period of inflation to 18 months. The weaker demand conditions also dragged output for the second consecutive month to the lowest level since July 2017.
Rudolph could be a possible replacement for Ben Roethlisberger , the Steelers' two-time Super Bowl champion gunslinger. In addition to adding Washington to the receiving corps, Pittsburgh also has a rising star in JuJu Smith-Schuster.
Mr Manafort also reportedly offered to give a government-connected Russian billionaire a briefing about the campaign in July 2016. And he reportedly wants to ask Trump about what he knew about Russia's campaign to infiltrate the USA election via social media.
4 police officers injured in house explosion
Authorities are investigating a possible explosion in North Haven , Connecticut, according to a law enforcement official. He remarked: " This started late this afternoon with what was apparently a very violent domestic call ".
Pranksters hang auto from Toronto overpass
Officials say they initially thought it might have been hung there as part of a movie shoot, but that theory was later ruled out. A blue sedan was spotted swaying back-and-forth from a rope underneath the Millwood Overpass Bridge, south of Don Mills Road.
Press Freedom Day being observed today
However, she struck a note of caution saying, " Freedom of the press , like any other freedom, is never completely secure". The placards read, "Demanding free press is your right", left, and "The media are your voice.
Download the Windows 10 April Update ISO files
Windows Update ensures that your PC passes all of Microsoft's checks and won't run into any problems once the update is installed. Timeline is all about saving time and finding stuff faster by simply remembering the time frame when you were working on it.
Tony Award nominations honour best of New York Broadway
Critic and audience favorite " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child " has garnered 10, along with the revival of " My Fair Lady ". GREEN I think we are approaching a moment when puppetry, magic and special animal effects will have to get a category.
John Kelly denies calling Trump an 'idiot'
For months, Kelly has been the target of near constant reports of a shakeup at the top of the White House staff. Kelly called the story "total BS" and said he is "committed to the president, his agenda and our country".
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He also referred to his background and said Congress is jealous as a person from humble background became the Prime Minister. For all political analyst and Leaders, it is quite simple to understand, and for non-political people, it is too simple.
Push to curb opioid crisis during Drug Take Back Day
Nearly every local police department now has a prescription drop off box in their lobby and it is typically available 24/7. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs.
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It was important to get the three points as it allows us to be in a good position. Of his own form, Kane added: "I feel good". "I try to improve every year".