Twitter’s algorithm may have favoured photos of Mitch McConnell over Barack Obama. Photo: AFP Twitter’s algorithm may have favoured photos of Mitch McConnell over Barack Obama. Photo: AFP
Twitter’s algorithm may have favoured photos of Mitch McConnell over Barack Obama. Photo: AFP

Twitter investigates complaints its photo-cropping tool favours white faces

  • Questions swirl about possible racial bias in Twitter image function
  • Twitter promised to investigate after users offer anecdotal evidence

Topic |   Twitter
Twitter’s algorithm may have favoured photos of Mitch McConnell over Barack Obama. Photo: AFP Twitter’s algorithm may have favoured photos of Mitch McConnell over Barack Obama. Photo: AFP
Twitter’s algorithm may have favoured photos of Mitch McConnell over Barack Obama. Photo: AFP
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