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Facebook creates 1,000 new UK jobs

Facebook will create 1,000 new roles in London over the course of this year, including adding to its team tackling harmful online content.
More than half of the new jobs will be technology-focused, with roles in software engineering, product design and data science, the company said.
It will take Facebook's UK workforce to more than 4,000.
Pressure has been growing on social media firms to remove posts promoting self-harm and political extremism.
Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will announce the new jobs in London later on Tuesday, before travelling to the World Economic Forum in Davos.
"Many of these high-skilled jobs will help us address the challenges of an open internet and develop artificial intelligence to find and remove harmful content more quickly," she is expected to say.
Those roles will be in Facebook's "community integrity" team, which designs tools to police posts on Facebook's platforms including Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51184323
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