Facebook To Hire 3,000 Employees To Review Harmful Content After String Of Violent Video Postings

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook is beefing up its team in an effort to spot violent videos.

On Wednesday, the company announced it will be hiring 3,000 more employees (to add to the existing 4,500) worldwide following a growing number of users uploading graphic content of them injuring themselves or others.

CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the move in a statement:

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May 3, 2017 12:50pm PDT

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