Facebook algorithm finds 90% of hate speech directed towards white men

According to New York Post disallowing anti-white and anti-male speech is racist and sexist and is hurting “vulnerable minorities”:

Facebook’s race-blind practices around hate speech came at the expense of Black users, new documents show

Hidden deep down the article is an interesting statistic:

But this statistic hid a serious problem that was obvious to researchers: The algorithm was aggressively detecting comments denigrating White people more than attacks on every other group, according to several of the documents. One April 2020 document said roughly 90 percent of “hate speech” subject to content takedowns were statements of contempt, inferiority and disgust directed at White people and men,

So the algorithm doesn’t discriminate and deletes mostly anti-white and anti-male speech, and that’s racist and sexist. Solution:

They were proposing a major overhaul of the hate speech algorithm. From now on, the algorithm would be narrowly tailored to automatically remove hate speech against only five groups of people — those who are Black, Jewish, LGBTQ, Muslim or of multiple races — that users rated as most severe and harmful. (The researchers hoped to eventually expand the algorithm’s detection capabilities to protect other vulnerable groups, after the algorithm had been retrained and was on track.) Direct threats of violence against all groups would still be deleted.

However, Facebook management decided that allowing anti-white male racism/sexism would hurt the growth of the company outside of the US (I guess they’ve given up on the US market anyway):

The team knew that making these changes to protect more vulnerable minorities over others would be a hard sell, according to the people familiar with the situation. Facebook largely operates with one set of standards for billions of users. Policies that could benefit a particular country or group were often dismissed because they were not “scalable” around the globe, and could therefore interfere with the company’s growth, according to many former and current employees.

So the push to make the algorithm racist against white men failed because there are some white men who are outside of the US who might object and whom we still might try to keep on the platform. The conclusion must be that protecting the more vulnerable minorities over “others”, ie., over white men, means letting people say hateful things against whites and white men. Saying things that are anti-white and anti-male is a human right and deleting expressions of such sentiments is unfair, racist and sexist. I’m starting to understand the leftist mentality on the Argentine tango scene and why I really need all those gender/race studies lectures each time I try to get a dance.

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