New Study on AI-Powered Content Moderation Explores Machine Influence on Human Behavior

A study involving half a million comments across platforms like AOL, Sky Sports, RT, and Newsweek showed that technology could have a positive effect on the quality of the conversation. Perspective API, the tool used for the test, applies machine learning models to detect potentially toxic comments, and can ‘nudge’ users to reevaluate their messages.

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