China's WeChat app translates 'black foreigner' to N-word

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Platform with 900 million users blames racial slur on an error in artificial intelligence software

China’s most popular chat app has apologised after its software used the N-word to translate a Chinese phrase that commonly means “black foreigner”.

WeChat, which has almost 900 million users, blamed the use of the racial slur on an error in the artificial intelligence software that translates between Chinese and English.

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