Facebook apologizes after wrong translation sees Palestinian man arrested for posting 'good morning'

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While machine translation is getting increasingly close to human-level performance, translations (particularly between less common language pairs) should still be taken with a grain of salt. For instance, last week, a Palestinian man was arrested in Jerusalem as his 'Good morning' message posted on Facebook was mistranslated to 'attack them' and 'hurt them'.

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