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[$$] Facebook Throws More Money at Wiping Out Hate Speech and Bad Actors

Facebook Inc. has spent more than a decade building an efficient machine to analyze and monetize the content on its platform. The annual budget for some of Facebook’s content-review teams has ballooned by hundreds of millions of dollars for 2018, according to people familiar with the figures. Facebook says it is hiring 10,000 people—including staffers and contractors—by the end of the year to work on safety and security issues including content review, roughly doubling the total in place this past fall.