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Facebook and Instagram to examine racist algorithms

BBC News story. Click on image to read more.


Algorithms are used for almost all social media services today. Whether you like the fact that these services are learning about you to know what to present to you or not is subjective. What shouldn't be subjective is the algorithms that these apps are employing. Facebook, who owns Instagram, is looking to solve the racial biases that algorithms have in coming months. This could be great for Black voices that have been shut out or silenced due to these algorithms.

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