During this weekend, Facebook was in the eye of the hurricane because of one of its algorithms, which made an offensive translation of the name of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Through a press release, the social network assured that it is investigating the phone number list reasons why Xi Jinping's name was translated from Burmese to English in the publications on its platform as "Mr Shithole" (Mister of shit). Thus, said document read: "This problem is not a reflection of the phone number list way our products should work and we sincerely apologize for the crime it has caused." The problem of an algorithm. After acknowledging the error.
The social network owned by Mark Zuckerberg apologized for the offenses that this error may have caused while claiming to be working to phone number list find out the causes of the error. The problem became apparent on the second day of Xi's diplomatic visit to parts of Southeast Asia where he signed deals with state councilor Aung San Suu Kyi over massive infrastructure plans backed by Beijing. Against this background, a quote posted by Suu Kyi on her official Facebook profile was filled with references to “Mr Shithole” when translated into English, while a headline in the local news paper The Irrawaddy appeared as “Dinner in honor of Mr. president shithole.”
It is not known how long this error was maintained, what is clear is that for the largest social network in the world it was a minor problem without considering the atonement and growth plans that the popular platform has. Last week, a report delivered by Reuters indicated that China was the country outside the United States that represents the phone number list highest income for Facebook, for which the company, which also owns Instagram, is working on the phone number list development of a new engineering team to further develop plus the lucrative advertising business that the brand already has in that market.