Facebook Apologizes After Its AI Labels Black Men As ‘Primates’

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Facebook issued an apology Friday after The New York Times reported on the social media giant’s artificial intelligence error.

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However, in 2015, Google’s image recognition software classified photos of Black people as «gorillas.» Google apologized and removed the labels of gorilla, chimp, chimpanzee and monkey — words that remained censored over two years later, Wired reported.

Facebook could not be reached for comment.

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