Well, unfortunately for Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook is under fire once again. And now Twitter is getting all the laughs over a Facebook hate speech update gone wrong.
2018 just hasn’t been Facebook’s year.
This time it is for a hate speech glitch. At about 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday, people started to notice a new question on Facebook. For every post on some people’s News Feeds, Facebook was asking whether it contained “hate speech.”
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“This was an internal test we were working on to understand different types of speech, including speech we thought would not be hate,” a Facebook representative told Business Insider. “A bug caused it to launch publicly. It’s been disabled.”
How people on Twitter reacted to Facebook Hate Speech: