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Facebook translates 'good morning' into 'attack them', leading to arrest

2017-10-17

Facebook's automatic language translation software incorrectly translated an Arabic post saying "Good morning" into Hebrew saying "hurt them," leading to the arrest of a Palestinian man in Beitar Illit, Israel.

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Incident 26710 Reports
Clearview AI Algorithm Built on Photos Scraped from Social Media Profiles without Consent

2017-06-15

Face-matching algorithm by Clearview AI was built using scraped images from social media sites such as Instagram and Facebook without user consent, violating social media site policies, and allegedly privacy regulations.

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Incident 3246 Reports
GAN Faces Deployed by The BL's Fake Account Network to Push Pro-Trump Content on Meta Platforms

2019-11-12

A large network of pages, groups, and fake accounts having GAN-generated face photos associated with The BL, a US-based media outlet, reportedly bypassed Facebook moderation systems to push "pro-Trump" narratives on its platform and Instagram.

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Incident 2846 Reports
Facebook’s Automated Removal of Content Featuring Nudity-Containing Artworks Denounced as Censorship

2018-05-01

Facebook’s removal of posts featuring renowned artworks by many historical artists and their promotional content due to nudity via both automated and human-moderated means were condemned by critics, such as museums and tourism boards, as cultural censorship and prevention of artwork promotion.

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