I saw how social media posts in Jordan sparked violence. I wasn’t surprised by the riots in Washington
As a LGBT+ advocate in the Middle East, I’ve seen first-hand how politicians can incite violence through social media, and how quickly it can lead to actions on the ground.
Alibaba facial recognition tech specifically picks out Uighur minority -report
Firm's moderation system offers options to indentify China's Uighur minority and flag their content for for review or removal
As COVID-19 vaccines launch, digital certificates seen deepening inequalities
Digital vaccine certificates risk excluding millions of people, limiting their access to travel, leisure activities and even work, experts warn
U.N. decries police use of racial profiling derived from Big Data
From screening job applicants to police searches, the use of algorithms must be regulated to avoid reinforcing biases against minorities, the U.N. said
To honor slave trade victims, a memorial in the depths of the Atlantic
A virtual memorial to victims of the slave trade could be created along ribbons of deep seabed in the Atlantic Ocean
INTERVIEW - 'Algorithms of oppression': Big tech urged to combat discrimination
Scholar Safiya Noble says algorithms used in a whole suite of technologies tend to single out minorities for unfair treatment
Drawing voting lines: Can algorithms make U.S. elections fairer?
How mathematical modelling is helping researchers uncover biased voting maps in states from North Carolina to Ohio
Questions swirl about possible racial bias in Twitter image function
Internet sleuths question if Twitter’s image cropping system shows racial bias
Instagram apologises for removing images of Black British model
Nyome Nicholas-Williams won the backing of high-profile campaigners after images of her covering her breasts with her arms were repeatedly removed by Instagram
Zuckerberg says Facebook's failure to remove militia page an 'operational mistake'
Facebook's Mark Zuckerburg said contractors and reviewers missed complaints from "a bunch of people" about a call to arms posted online by a Kenosha militia group