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DECEMBER 2022

Another Fail: Facebook Labeled Black Men “Primates”

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Another Fail: Facebook Labeled Black Men "Primates"

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Facebook once again found itself in the center of a scandal. Its topic recommendation feature mistook black men for “primates” in a video shared on the social network. Video showing a skirmish between black and white men was followed by an auto-generated prompt asking “Keep seeing videos about Primates?”

The video in question was posted by the Daily Mail back in June 2020. It is titled “White man calls cops on black men at marina.”

In one year, the prompt remained and finally drew the public attention. Former Facebook content design manager Darci Groves shared the screenshot on Twitter, calling on her ”friends in Facebook to escalate.”

“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 wrote on Twitter.

Another Fail: Facebook Labeled Black Men "Primates"

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Facebook was forced to appologize and to disable the recommendation software.

A company’s spokesperson commented on the issue, calling it a “clearly unacceptable error”.

“We apologize to anyone who may have seen these offensive recommendations. We disabled the entire topic recommendation feature as soon as we realized this was happening so we could investigate the cause and prevent this from happening again.” Facebook said.

Facebook’s facial recognition software has been blasted by civil rights advocates for several times, as well as the censorship campaigns that are regularly carried out by Zuckerberg’s media giant.

The most recently, Facebook has apologized for having “incorrectly” deleted the publication of Shana Chappell, mother of Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, who died in the August 26 terrorist attack in Kabul airport.

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Phoron

LOL

BabylonGarden

This is like karma. Given how much Facebook deigns to be the arbitrator of what is acceptable in ALL public discourse. They have fallen on their own sword here. By committed the worst blasphemy in identity politics USA, as ‘Primates’ is all too easily interpreted as an old school racial slur. Of course, they’ll profusely apologize and state it was all an algorithm generated mistake, but its a bad look.

eyesore

No accident was deliberately done. Just more Jew contrivance like previous made-up ‘gorilla” glue in head-hair incident.

Tommy Lee

Well, they’re not wrong, technically speaking.

Digby

Care to elaborate?

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

Humans:

Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Superorder Eutheria Order Primates Family Hominidae Genus Homo Species sapiens

yo666

this was not a mistake, they “did” it intencionally, it may be to say “just look we made mistakes too that’s why we are blocking people who posted things we don’t like”

IMHO

It says the original video was a “skirmish between black and white men” but the race baiters have to make it another poor mistreated black story.

ossie

And where is the fail? Schmuckerberg’s AI was (f)actually correct.

Sylvain

Actually, I’m genetically closer to a male chimpanzee than a female human

Sylvain

Many men in France like to experience the same activities as women. Maybe because the male genes do not activite a lot in the last decades here.

Actually, I was just making a joke based of genetics percentages where the presence of the Y chromosome makes a quantitative difference from the female double X.

I did not know that my joke would have trigger such answers :-D

To come back to the sensitive meteosexual European men, I can see some when I go in the French cities. A lot of men like to follow what their wife command too.

Sylvain

My personal conclusion is that if you think a lot in France, it’s hard to marry.

It’s not easy to comply with that metoo-angry-female trend at home each day of your 25-40 year old life (after 40 it’s the divorce and the food pension you have to pay to your ex-wife who keeps the children). Many men agree with sharing “women” tasks at home by the way.

Corrupt shithole of Ukropisstan

Thats racist. Only ukropnazis deserve that description.

eyesore

That ain’t no accident. Apparently it amuses the Jew to frequently make fun of his faithful pets in his media forums like this. The last example I can remember was not too long ago with the made-up ‘gorilla’ glue in head-hair incident.

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