Disney's TikTok Voiceover Feature Censors Words Like 'Gay' & 'Lesbian'
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November 16, 20212 min read376 words
Published: November 16, 2021  |  2 min read376 words
Disney’s homophobia is showing again, this time on the popular social media app TikTok. As a part of the recent Disney+ Day, the media company teamed up with TikTok to release a series of text-to-speech voices featuring beloved Disney characters. However, there was one issue tha...
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Nov 17
Probably the algorithm to avoid potentially offensive words didn't work out great, being optimistic. I don't know about the homophobic background of Disney as mentioned in the piece, but I can tell this article didn't do a great job exploring other possibilities to what happened in Tiktok, or even tried to reach out to somebody at Disney to understand their reasons. This story looks incomplete.
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