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Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg

Reuters India Tuesday, 13 August 2019 ()
Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe select voice conversations from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the work. Katie Johnston reports.

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