Facebook arbitrarily censors MD, PhD, calling her factual post “spam”

Facebook arbitrarily censors MD, PhD, calling her factual post “spam”

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Social media has degenerated from distribution of false information (which still occurs in abundance), to censoring speech that billionaires do not like, to Artificial Stupidity-based systems that incorrectly classify posts.

Contrary to Zuckerberg’s claims that AI will solve everything – this is not true now and will doubtfully ever be true.

In this case, citing a source causes Facebook to mis-classify your post as spam! The incentive then is to not cite sources! Which then lowers the quality of discourse on social media!

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Twitter has an AI-based tool to automatically crop photos. Turns out it is biased to favor white women and biased against those with dark skin pigmentation.

This is one of many examples illustrating the bias inherit in bad AI-based systems. If they do this for photos, they do this for text too.

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