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Mark Sullivan / Fast Company:
Interview with Facebook AI's Mike Schroepfer, Yann LeCun, and Jerome Pesenti discussing their efforts to use computer vision to combat toxic content on Facebook   —  Advancements in AI have dramatically improved the company's ability to identify written hate speech.
Aug 15, 2020, 2:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Profile of Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer, who admits AI alone may not be enough to deal with toxic content and chokes up when discussing the issue   —  Facebook has heralded artificial intelligence as a solution to its toxic content problems.  Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology officer, says it won't solve everything.
May 17, 2019, 10:13 AMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer and others on AI techniques and progress in identifying image, video, and multi-lingual text content violating Facebook's rules   —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg often asserts that AI will substantially cut down on the amount of abuse perpetrated by millions of ill-meaning Facebook users.
May 1, 2019, 3:15 PMIn context
Recode:
Full video and transcript of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schroepfer at Code, on Cambridge Analytica, fake accounts, regulation, a paid model, more   —  “To this day, we still don't actually know what data Cambridge Analytica had.” … Kara Swisher: I don't think we have to say much.
May 30, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook appoints CPO Chris Cox to lead Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger apps; CTO Mike Schroepfer to oversee AR/VR, AI, blockchain, more   —  WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook's core app are getting new leaders as part of a massive executive reorg.
May 8, 2018, 4:02 PMIn context
Damian Collins / UK Parliament:
Disappointed with answers from Facebook's CTO at a parliamentary inquiry, MPs consider using summons power to force Zuckerberg to testify if he enters the UK   —  Following the questioning of Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's Chief Technology Officer, today at a public session of the Digital …
Apr 26, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Sara Salinas / CNBC:
Facebook disables searching for users via email or phone number due to “malicious actors”, says most people could have had their public profile scraped this way   —  - The number of users whose information was improperly shared with research firm Cambridge Analytica was previously estimated by reports to be 50 million.
Apr 4, 2018, 3:28 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Instagram shuts down part of its API platform that was scheduled for deprecation on July 31, killing APIs for follower lists, commenting on public content, more   —  Facebook is entering a tough transition period where it won't take chances around data privacy in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica fiasco …
Apr 4, 2018, 2:58 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Facebook says Zuckerberg won't answer UK politicians' questions over data scandal, will send CTO Mike Schroepfer and chief product officer Chris Cox instead   —  - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has refused calls from British politicians to appear before a parliamentary inquiry and explain …
Mar 27, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Kathleen Chaykowski / Forbes:
A deep dive into Facebook's big bet on expertise in AR; CTO Mike Schroepfer says the company needs it to remain relevant in 10 or 20 years   —  Mark Zuckerberg got his first taste of the Oculus Rift, the pioneering virtual reality headset, in January 2014.  Standing in one of the few Facebook …
Mar 11, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context

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