Incident 103: Twitter’s Image Cropping Tool Allegedly Showed Gender and Racial Bias
Twitter‘s algorithm for automatically cropping images attached to tweets often doesn’t focus on the important content in them. A bother, for sure, but it seems like a minor one on the surface. However, over the weekend, researchers found th…
A study of 10,000 images found bias in what the system chooses to highlight. Twitter has stopped using it on mobile, and will consider ditching it on the web.
LAST FALL, CANADIAN student Colin Madland noticed that Twitter’s automatic croppi…
Twitter has laid out plans for a bug bounty competition with a difference. This time around, instead of paying researchers who uncover security issues, Twitter will reward those who find as-yet undiscovered examples of bias in its image-cro…
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