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Facebook apologizes after vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name

Credit: Reuters- Published on January 18, 2020
Facebook Inc said on Saturday it was working to find out how Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appeared as “Mr Shithole” in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologizing for any offense caused and saying the problem had been fixed.
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Published on January 19, 2020 -  00:37
Facebook Apologizes for Translating Chinese President’s Name
Facebook has apologized for translating Chinese President Xi Jinping’s name as “Mr Shithole” on its platform during his visit to Myanmar this week. The company said the incident was due to a “technical issue” that caused incorrect translations from Burmese to English on Facebook. The technical error produced a rather embarrassing and awkward situation for all the parties involved.

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