Instagram Egregiously Mistranslates Palestinian User Bios, Inserting Word “Terrorist”

Episode 117 October 27, 2023 00:03:04
Instagram Egregiously Mistranslates Palestinian User Bios, Inserting Word “Terrorist”
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Instagram Egregiously Mistranslates Palestinian User Bios, Inserting Word “Terrorist”

Oct 27 2023 | 00:03:04

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Marjolein Groot Nibbelink Nico Palomo Eddie Arrieta

Show Notes

A bug in Instagram’s auto-translate feature is highlighting the problem of bias in multilingual language models (MLMs) and the need for more transparency from companies that employ them.

Read the full article at: https://multilingual.com/instagram-egregiously-mistranslates-palestinian-user-bios-inserting-word-terrorist/

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