A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye, in Zenica, March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration
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If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck.Facebook already banned most of these actions on its previous "community standards" page, which sketched out the company's standards in broad strokes.Since Facebook doesn't allow serial murders on its service, its new standards even define the term.Reading through the guidelines gives you an idea of how difficult the jobs of Facebook moderators must be.Monica Bickert, Facebook's head of product policy and counterterrorism, said the detailed public guidelines have been a long time in the works.Facebook hopes it will give people clarity if posts or videos they report aren't taken down.How can you know that the person in a photo agreed to have it posted on Facebook?Facebook uses a combination of the human reviewers and artificial intelligence to weed out content that violates its policies.
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