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Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Reuters Sunday, 19 January 2020
Facebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing for any offense caused.
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Facebook recently showcased Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name as something inappropriate. According to Reuters, the company blamed the insult to a technical error with the translation feature. They said: This should not have happened and we are taking steps to ensure it doesn’t happen again.”...

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