Friday, 18 August 2017

Google Announces Hate Crime News Index

Although the YouTube version of removing hate crime videos hasn't worked very well (they've accidentally flagged documentaries about war crimes, too), Google News is going to have a "hate crime" addition.

The News lab at the company is working with Pitch Interactive and ProPublica to use machine learning to track and report on hate crimes around the country.

This will make it easier for people to find stories about their hate crime of choice.

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