The social network Facebook says pedophiles in the fight and it will scan posts and chats. Facebook wants to continue search with automated search routines all posts and chats to criminal content. For this purpose, a similar technique used to come as the deliberate placement of advertising content.
As a basis for the fight against pedophiles are mutual friends, previous interactions, the age difference between the two parties as well as a full-text search. Potentially dangerous conversations are for the employees of Facebook will be highlighted.
These are also available to former patterns of text that have been demonstrated to sexual assault. Privacy advocates want to reassure Facebook so that the technologies used have an extremely low false alarm rate. Basically, we wanted to leave, however, continue to rely on the reporting system by the users.
In view of the every day 900 million users of Facebook, it would be difficult to scan all the conversations for such patterns. To protect young users, there is, therefore, additional mechanisms. For example, profiles of members who are younger than 18 years, excluded from public search. Furthermore, these people only chat with their friends.