If you’re tired of seeing unpleasant comments when you surf the web (and who isn’t?), a new experimental Chrome extension from Alphabet’s Jigsaw unit might be able to help. As Steven Melendez writes, at Fast Company, Tune lets users adjust a volume-style knob to customize the level of “toxicity” in comments they’re willing to tolerate or even eliminate comments altogether. It uses the machine learning technology from Jigsaw’s Perspective API, used in automated moderation tools, to spot trolls. Read the story at FastCompany.com.
Chrome Extension Tunes Out Toxicity
Published Friday Mar 15, 2019