• Tumblr Called Out for Flagging Innocent Content

    11 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    Tumblr has announced that it will be banning all adult content starting December 17, which has led some media watchers to predict the doom of the platform.
    What attracted my attention was the online backlash from users who were amused or upset about innocent images that were flagged as inappropriate.
    There are far too many images on Tumblr for humans to filter, so they have to rely on automated systems to flag banned content. It makes you wonder how their AI filtering systems are programmed, and exactly what features they are looking for. Generally, machine-learning algorithms are opaque...
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