Facebook has apologized after creating an algorithm that asked users “do you want to watch animal videos” on a video of black men.
The video, released on the Daily Mail platform on June 27, shows clips of black men in conflict with black civilians and police officers.
A spokesman for social media companies said on Saturday that the ad was “clearly unacceptable mistake”.
They added it Facebook social website It explores the cause and at the same time disables the full address referral feature.
The spokesman added: “Even though we have made improvements in our AI, we know it’s not perfect and we need to make a lot of progress. We apologize to anyone who has seen these attack recommendations.
“We apologize to everyone who made these dangerous suggestions.”
Darcy Groves, Facebook’s former Content Design Director, told the New York Times that a friend immediately sent a screen shot.
Miss Groves posted it on a product forum for current and former employees, urging the company to look at the “root cause”.
Last year, Twitter has launched an investigation After users have stated that its photo crop feature is favorable to white people’s faces.
During the summer, three English footballers, Marcus Rashford, Jadan Sancho and Bogayo Saga, criticized Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. He was targeted by racist posts on social media After losing a penalty shootout in the Euro 2020 final.
Meanwhile, hundreds of Facebook employees sat on the podium Virtual trip last year Opposition to the company taking no action against the office of President Donald Trump in connection with the assassination of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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