Bumble open-sources its lewd-spotting AI tool

Dating app Bumble is open-sourcing its lewd-spotting AI tool that was first introduced in 2019.

The tool helps to protect users from certain unsolicited photos – and we’re not just talking about genitalia, but also shirtless selfies and photos of firearms.

When a suspect image is received by a user, it’s blurred to allow the recipient to view it, block it, or report the sender.

Online harassment is difficult to counter entirely but AI is proving a...

Ofcom: AI is not ready to effectively moderate online content ‘for the foreseeable future’

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Ofcom and Cambridge Consultants have teamed up on a report examining the effectiveness of AI-powered online content moderation.

Governments around the world have put increasing amounts of pressure on social networks and communication services to take responsibility for content posted on them. Society itself is becoming more aware of the dangers following live-streamed terror attacks, cyberbullying, political manipulation, and more.

With some platforms having billions...