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Racial bias observed in hate speech detection algorithm from Google

Understanding what makes something offensive or hurtful is difficult enough that many people can't figure it out, let alone AI systems. And people of color are frequently left out of AI training sets. So.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 14th, 2019

Google a Danger to Free Speech

Google admitted to an over-reliance on public sources to shield itself from accusations of political bias, after its automated algorithm listed ‘Nazism’ among the California Republican Party’s ideologies, triggerin.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 1st, 2018

Google bringing podcasts into search

Google's algorithm uses speech recognition to search the show's spoken words for searching. But at first, you'll need to add "podcast" to your search......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 9th, 2019

Google bringing podcasts into search

Google's algorithm uses speech recognition to search the show's spoken words for searching. But at first, you'll need to add "podcast" to your .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 8th, 2019

Executive: YouTube needs "new set of rules and laws"

The video-sharing platform YouTube is striving to block those who would use it to promote racism, hate speech, violence and disinformation, its number two executive has told AFP, as the Google-owned company comes under increasing scrutiny. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 29th, 2019

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says tackling hate speech on YouTube is hard

YouTube is under fire for hosting channels and videos that foster hate speech and fake news......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 10th, 2019

Offended By What Someone Said? Now You Can Report Them To Law Enforcement

Via MassPrivateI blog, Soon free speech will be a thing of the past in paranoid America. DIGIT Lab's "Hate Incident Reporting" app promises to turn complete strangers into secret, hate speech/bias spies. Watch .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2019

A flood online of hate speech greets lawmakers probing Facebook and Google about white nationalism

A congressional hearing to explore the spread of white nationalism on social media quickly served to illustrate of the problem Silicon Valley faces, after anonymous users on YouTube began posting attacks on the basis of race and religion......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2019

Facebook Algorithm Flags The Declaration Of Independence As "Hate Speech"

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Over the last couple of years major social media, news and video platform.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 5th, 2018

Facebook thought Declaration of Independence quotes were hate speech

A Facebook algorithm took down excerpts of the historic document, saying they went "against our standards".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 5th, 2018

Artificial intelligence has a racial bias problem. Google is funding summer camps to try to change that

Artificial intelligence has been criticized for its use as a surveillance tool and for racist algorithms built into software. Nonprofit organization AI4All wants to show people tha.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 10th, 2018

Google Staff Discussed Search "Tweak" To Bias Trump Travel Ban Results

The notion that Google's search algorithm is biased (explicitly or impli.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 21st, 2018

Facebook, Twitter and Google Finally Got Some Good Feedback on Their Anti-Hate Speech Efforts

Transparency is an issue, though. European Union officials have given Facebook, Google and Twitter a rare pat on the back, for cutting the time it takes to scrub hate speech.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 4th, 2019

"The Distortion Is Grotesque" - Google Insider Turns Over 950 Pages Documenting Bias To DoJ

"The Distortion Is Grotesque" - Google Insider Turns Over 950 Pages Documenting Bias To DoJ.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 13th, 2019

Trump accuses Google of anti-conservative bias without providing evidence

The president’s tweets Tuesday morning came after a Fox News interview with an ex-Google engineer......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 6th, 2019

Google to use text-to-speech technology for emergency calls

The new feature will automatically describe the kind of emergency and exact address to first responders.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2019

POTUS candidate Gabbard sues Google, alleges free speech infringement, NYT says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 25th, 2019

'Overwatch,' 'League of Legends' among games players report threats, hate speech, ADL says

A new ADL study found two-thirds of players in popular online video games such as 'Overwatch' and 'Fortnite' experienced severe harassment in ga.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 25th, 2019

Gamers are often the victims of stalking, prejudice and hate speech, study says

A new ADL study found two-thirds of players in popular online video games such as 'Overwatch' and 'Fortnite' experienced severe harassment in ga.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 25th, 2019

YouTube Bans Dave Collum"s "Conspiracy Theory" Podcast For "Violating Its Hate Speech Policy"

YouTube Bans Dave Collum"s "Conspiracy Theory" Podcast For "Violating Its Hate Speech Policy".....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 24th, 2019

How Facebook has held up through data hacks, lawsuits and security threats

Lately, it seems like Facebook has been buried in scandals. From misappropriating user's data to its role in spreading hate speech and Russian propaganda, Facebook has been forced to reevaluate its focus and future agenda......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 24th, 2019