Flickr facing backlash after new automated tagging system makes inappropriate suggestions

 

 

In its latest 4.0 update, Flickr unveiled a new auto-tagging system designed to intelligently determine the subject matter of an image and appropriately suggest tags for the images. Unfortunately, the automated tagging system isn’t nearly as intelligent – or politically correct – as Flickr was hoping.

A number of users are sending backlash to flickr after a number of instances where the automated tagging system made inappropriate suggestions. Specifically, users have cited cases where images of concentration camps were tagged…

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