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The situation with algospeak is complex: a given word can have multiple meanings and can be used in a variety of contexts.
An Interview with a former TikTok policy manager by Ippolita Magrone on 17th August 2022
This June, the U.S. Chamber AI Commission hosted a field hearing in London (UK), to discuss global competitiveness, inclusion and innovation in relation to AI. To explore these topics, numerous key leaders in public policy, AI and innovation were invited, including Sasha Haco , CEO of Unitary.
The issue of online toxicity is one of the most challenging problems on the internet today. We know it can amplify discord and discrimination, from racism and anti-semitism, to misogyny and homophobia. In some cases, toxic comments online can result in real life violence [1,2].
The internet is both one of the greatest assets and most destructive innovations of the modern age. It has enabled us to socialise, work, shop, workout, even have doctor’s appointments, all from the comfort of our own home. Yet it has also become a platform for publicising some of the most haunting acts committed by humanity. Last month, TikTok struggled to take down a video of a live-streamed suicide, and this is just one in a string of traumatic events that have been witnessed on tech platforms in the last year. Currently, human content moderators who are employed to review reported material suffer PTSD as a result of their work.