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YouTube is testing a new way for comments to ruin your video experience on Android

YouTube is testing a new way for comments to ruin your video experience on Android

You can find toxicity anywhere on the web these days, but YouTube's comments section is a special kind of hell. I'm sure there are some examples of close-knit communities being kind on the world's largest video site, but they're few and far between. YouTube has tried to improve its comments (sorta), but with its latest test, the site is making it possible to read them in fullscreen mode on Android — the one place previously safe from having to interact with your fellow internet users.

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Google introduces Perspective, a machine learning initiative to help police comments

Google introduces Perspective, a machine learning initiative to help police comments

I've said before that comments on internet posts are a double-edged sword; on the one hand, you can have fantastic conversations with them or you get a toxic cesspit with people spitting whatever drivel comes to mind. Google is hoping to combat the latter with its newest machine learning initiative called Perspective.

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