The company Facebook has apologized for the fact that the artificial intelligence of the social network assigned the video, including those with dark-skinned people, the label “primates.” The newspaper reports about it on September 4 New York Times…
“As we said, even though we are working to improve artificial intelligence, we know that it is not perfect and we have a lot of work to do. We apologize to everyone who may have seen these offensive recommendations, “- quoted the publication of the statement by the press secretary of the company Dani Lever.
This is a video from July 27, which captures a clash between black and light-skinned people, as well as police. A notification popped up next to the video prompting you to continue watching the “primate video”.
Facebook has apologized for the mistake. The company noted that they will study the functions of recommendations so that such situations do not arise in the future.
A day earlier in the United States, a group of black men executed in 1951 after an unproven allegation of raping a 32-year-old white woman in the US state of Virginia was pardoned posthumously.
Frank Hairston Jr., Booker Millner, Francis De Sayles Grayson, Howard Lee Hairston, James Luther Hairston, Joe Henry Hampton and John Clabon Taylor were executed in 1951 on charges of rape.
In 1949, Ruby Stroud Floyd, 32, reported that she had been raped by 13 blacks while visiting the predominantly African American neighborhood of Martinsville. She identified only two of the seven suspects, but the other five were interrogated and forced to sign confessions. In the spring of 1949, everyone was accused of rape and sentenced to death.