UPDATE 1-Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader’s name

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, apologising for any offence caused. Reuters: Company News SPECIAL DISCOUNT DEAL:

In Apparent ‘Error,’ Russian Figure Skater’s Auschwitz-Themed Outfit Makes Shortlist for International Skating Union’s ‘Best Costume’ Award

The International Skating Union (ISU) has apologized for including an Auschwitz-themed figure skating outfit as a nominee for its “Best Costume” of the year award. Responding to backlash mounting on social media, the ISU wrote on Twitter that the costume, … Read more…