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Facebook Issues Apology After Artificial Intelligence Labels Black Men as 'Primates'

Facebook has some explaining to do…again. A video posted by Daily Mail on the platform shows Black men being harassed by a white onlooker who eventually calls the police on the Black men for allegedly trespassing. The situation worsened after several Facebook users reportedly received an automated message asking if they would like to “keep seeing videos about Primates,” reports the New York Times. In response to the Artificial Intelligence (AI) blunder, Facebook has issued an apology. A former Facebook employee, Darci Groves, sounded an alarm through a Facebook feedback forum after receiving notice from a friend. She also took to Twitter to expose the AI failure on Sept. 2. Um. This “keep seeing” prompt is unacceptable, @Facebook . And despite the video being more than a year old, a friend got this prompt yesterday. Friends at FB, please escalate. This is egregious. — Darci Groves (@tweetsbydarci) September 2, 2021 “This ‘keep seeing’ prompt is...

Sep 7, 2021