The company’s new Responsible ML initiative will make Twitter’s algorithms more transparent, will invite user feedback and give users more choice in how ML affects their experience.
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Recent pressure on social media companies to curb posts that present misinformation and foment unrest has resulted in Twitter taking the lead by launching a new initiative designed to root out problematic outcomes generated by its machine learning algorithms.
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Calling the project “Responsible ML,” Twitter’s Jutta Williams and Rumman Chowdhury said in a blog post that Twitter’s algorithms haven’t necessarily acted in ways it intended. “These subtle shifts can then…