YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter execs say fighting hate speech and fake news is complex, so don’t expect easy answers (GOOGL, TWTR, FB)

Executives from Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube took part in a panel discussion that focused on how hate speech and disinformation online are impacting democracy. The

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How tech companies are fighting bias in facial recognition software: detecting race, diversifying training data, and disclosing recognition accuracy by group (Tom Simonite/Wired)

Tom Simonite / Wired: How tech companies are fighting bias in facial recognition software: detecting race, diversifying training data, and disclosing recognition accuracy by group 

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