bias

Twitter Finds Algorithms Give More Prominence To Political Right

Twitter finds its own news-feed algorithms give more amplification to mainstream political right than left, as social media firms face…

3 months ago

Twitter Drops Picture Cropping Tool Over Bias Concern

Twitter confirms it has abandoned a picture cropping algorithm after an indepth investigation confirmed racial and gender bias

8 months ago

Twitter Investigates Picture Cropping Tool Over Racial Bias Concerns

Twitter confirms its algorithm used for picture-cropping is being investigated over racial bias concerns, and opens up its source code

1 year ago

IBM Cancels All Facial Recognition Programs, Urges Police Reform

Big Blue cancels its facial recognition programs and calls for reform and new ways to work with law enforcement, "to…

2 years ago

Google Allegedly Targeted Racial Groups To Aid Facial Recognition – Report

Search engine allegedly used 'deceptive practices' to collect facial scans of coloured people, according to US media report

2 years ago

Microsoft Turns Down Police Contract Over AI Bias Concerns

Ethical use of AI prompted Redmond to turn down chance to win police facial recognition contract

3 years ago

Tech Firms Face Test On Their Algorithms For Bias

Computer algorithms and artificial intelligence systems will be required to show they are neutral on race, gender and other biases

3 years ago

Google Chief Sundar Pichai Faces Congressional Hot Seat This Week

In a year of belligerent hearings targeting Facebook and Twitter, Google is now set to come in for its moment…

3 years ago