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Jigsaw Chrome Extension Tunes Out Internet Toxicity

What if you could turn a dial and tune out an abusive tweet in your Twitter mentions or an insulting comment on Facebook?

Google’s sister company Jigsaw has released an experimental Chrome browser extension called Tune, which lets users control how much “toxicity” they want to see in comments across the internet. Tune is built on Perspective, Jigsaw’s API that trains machine learning (ML) models to identify and score comments that could be perceived as abusive or harassment.

At launch, the browser extension works across social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, and

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