lundi 26 juin 2017

Tumblr apologizes for blocking innocuous LGBTQ+ content with Safe Mode

Google recently caused controversy and upset by censoring LGBTQ videos from appearing in Restricted Mode on YouTube. The company later apologized, fixed the problem, and then updated its policies. Now Tumblr has found itself caught up in a similar hullabaloo. Complaints were raised after -- just like YouTube's Restricted Mode -- Tumblr's Safe Mode was found to be filtering out LGBTQ+ content. The site has now apologized, updated its algorithms, and explained why the problem came about in the first place. It seems that the policies that governed Safe Mode were rather too broad, and they were being automatically applied… [Continue Reading]

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