How Instagram aims to filter out hate

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 08:02 in Mathematics & Economics

Instagram has a new feature to filter out hateful comments. The tool uses a type of artificial intelligence called machine learning. A group of about 20 people is now teaching the program what are considered mean or inappropriate posts. CBS News contributor and Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson sat down with Instagram co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom for "CBSN: On Assignment." Watch the full report Monday, Aug. 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and CBSN.

Read the whole article on CBSNews - Science

More from CBSNews - Science

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net