Facebook grapples with balance of humans and technology for safety

Facebook's Antigone David, Guy Rosen and Axios' Kim Hart Photo: Sara Fischer

Facebook executives dodged saying how many more employees they're willing to hire to review nefarious content on its platform.

Why it matters: It's clear that human content reviewers are needed to address some of the biggest safety and security concerns on the platform, like suicide warnings and egregious content. Facebook has committed to doubling the number of staff monitoring content but it's not clear if that is a viable long-term strategy given Facebook's more than 2 billion users.