Tag: Racist

FaceApp Launches A New Round Of Racist Filters: The App's Creator Even Defends The Controversial Move

FaceApp, the controversial photo editing app, is again under racism allegations. The app launched Asian, Black, Caucasian, and Indian as its new filters, and from the names, you already know that there would be racist undertones.

Apps/Software August 10, 2017

FaceApp Apologizes For Racist Filter That Gave Users Lighter Skin: AI To Blame?

FaceApp is a photo-editing app that utilizes artificial intelligence to make changes look more realistic and natural. However, the app raised accusations of racism as its "hotness" filter made the skin tones of people lighter.

Apps/Software April 26, 2017

Google Introduces New Advertising Safeguards, Pledges To Pull Ads From Racist, Sexist, And Offensive Videos, Sites

With Google facing mounting uproar from brands over their ads’ presence on offensive videos, the web company has now introduced stricter policies that’ll more efficiently pull ads from offensive videos. No set date, however, has been offered for full implementation.

Internet March 22, 2017

Vigilante Hacker Is On A Mission Against Homophobic And Racist Websites

A vigilante hacker named Amped Attacks is taking down homophobic and racist websites one by one. To do this, Amped Attacks launches DDoS attacks against the websites.

Internet October 22, 2015

What's Wrong Google Maps? Search For Racial Slur Points Users To The White House

Latest reports reveal that Google Maps had been giving inappropriate search results to users. This was discovered after a Twitter user first posted the screenshot and said that the result came up after the words n**** house were typed on the search box.

Internet May 20, 2015

University Of Oklahoma Suspends Fraternity Over Alleged Racist Video

University of Oklahoma has suspended its Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) chapter after a video with racist slurs, featuring individuals believed to be fraternity members surfaced online

Internet Culture March 9, 2015

Tinder, VP for marketing settle sexual harassment lawsuit

A lawsuit involving one of Tinder’s co-founders and the company’s chief marketing officer was finally settled. The lawsuit, which involved sexual harassment and discrimination charges, was filed in June.

Business September 10, 2014

FCB's Dani Alves takes a bite at racism after fan of Villarreal throws a banana at him [Video]

FCB's Dani Alves racially abused by Villarreal fan but the footballer takes it sportingly.

Society April 28, 2014

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