Google has apologized after its new image recognition technology of Photos app tagged two black people as 'Gorillas'.
The new Google Photos app was launched last month at the company's annual I/O 2015 developers conference. The app automatically tags uploaded images by its own image recognition software.
The Photos app tagged two black people as "Gorillas", Jacky Acline twitted.
"Google Photos, y'all fucked up. My friend's not a gorilla", he wrote on Twitter.
Google apologized and said it's tweaking its algorithms to fix the problem.
Google's chief architect of social, Yonatan Zunger responded to Acline on Twitter, "Shessh. High on my list of bugs you never want to see happen. Shudder." "This is 100% Not OK", he added. Zunger also ensured that Google's Photos team was working on a fix.
The Google Photos is an app as well as an online service that store and organize photos, videos that can be accessible across phone and tablet and even in web browser. Google Photos is available for Android and iOS devices as well as for Mac and Windows desktop.