Twitter finds its AI tends to crop out Black people, men from photos

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Twitter finds its AI tends to crop out Black people, men from photos

Algorithmic issues with image backgrounds and eye colour.

Twitter's image-cropping algorithm has a problematic bias toward excluding Black people and men, the company said in new research on Wednesday, adding that "how to crop an image is a decision best made by people." The study by three of its machine learning researchers was ...

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