Wednesday, May 22, 2024



Instagram sorry for adding ‘terrorist’ to some Palestinian user bios

Instagram apologizes for translating Arabic bios inaccurately, adding the word “terrorist” to some Palestinian users. Accusations of content suppression and “shadow banning” during the Israel-Gaza conflict arise. Meta denies intentional suppression but acknowledges a bug in Stories. Previous incidents of content suppression and an independent review are also mentioned. European Commission requests information from Meta and TikTok. Additional reporting and sources provided for further reading.

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