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Crime predicting technologies (using image processing) are biased against black people.
YouTube’s algorithm has been found to direct users to extreme content, sucking them into violent ideologies.
Disinformation driven via bots that game the AI systems of social media platforms to reinforce racial myths and attitudes as well as the racial bias
Ad-delivery is controlled by the advertising platform (eg. Facebook) and researchers have found evidence for particular ad delivery skewing along racial lines for housing ads
AI tools are used to spot potentially harmful comments, posts and content and remove them from discussion boards and social media platforms. These tools may often misconstrue language that is culturally different, effectively censoring people’s voices.
Algorithms are used in social media platforms like Facebook to select what to make most visible in people’s news feeds, reinforcing what they already consume based on their profile and interests. This can be gamed to deliberately show misleading information to serve various agendas.