Flickr faces complaints over 'offensive' auto-tagging for pictures ...

ALEX HERN, THE GUARDIAN:

"Flickr is facing a user revolt after a new auto-tagging system labelled images of black people with tags such as 'ape' and 'animal' as well as tagging pictures of concentration camps with 'sport' or 'jungle gym.'

"The system, which was introduced in early May, uses what Flickr describes as 'advanced image recognition technology' to automatically categorise photos into a number of broad groups."

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