Earlier this year, Chief Digital Officer of GLAAD Jim Halloran discovered that an online network of alt-right supporters was attempting to remove a YouTube video of the GLAAD Awards—and other LGBTQ-related content—using AI algorithms to flag and permanently label the video as offensive. Halloran dives into how that discovery is fueling GLAAD's work with tech companies, the importance of creating equitable tech platforms for LGBTQ communities, and more.
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