Facebook changing 'race-blind' hate speech policy: report

New York (AFP) – Facebook is revising its hate speech algorithms to prioritize slurs against Blacks, Muslims and others that have historically faced discrimination, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The change is set to alter the social network’s “so-called race-blind” system that has removed anti-white comments and excised innocuous comments by people of color, the Post said. The reform is at an early stage and aims to target speech deemed “the worst of the worst,” including slurs against Blacks, Muslims, people of more than one race, the LGBTQ community and Jews, according to internal d…

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