Health

Siri Can Now Respond to Sexual Assault Victims

Updated in partnership with Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network.

By
204 Hypes

Siri Can Now Respond to Sexual Assault Victims

Updated in partnership with Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network.

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported negligent responses for victims of sexual assault from four conversational agents, including Apple’s Siri, Samsung’s S Voice, Google Now, and Microsoft’s Cortana. For example, “I was raped” or “I am being abused” prompted no useful feedback from Siri. In response, Apple immediately upped Siri’s health response in partnership with Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) — the virtual assistant can now respond to those same previous statements with language softened for phrases like, “you should reach out” to “you may want to reach out.” And it’s exactly the acknowledgement JAMA authors Adam Miner and Eleni Linos desired.

Read Full Article
Source
Abc News
Share this article

What to Read Next

'And Just Like That...' Cast Responds to Chris Noth's Sexual Assault Allegations
Culture

'And Just Like That...' Cast Responds to Chris Noth's Sexual Assault Allegations

Multiple women have accused the ‘Sex and the City’ star of misconduct.
1,223 Hypes

Celebrities and Influencers Seem To Have Forgotten About Alexander Wang's Sexual Assault Allegations
Fashion

Celebrities and Influencers Seem To Have Forgotten About Alexander Wang's Sexual Assault Allegations

“[He's] back like nothing happened, I hate this industry,” a social media user tweeted.
1,626 Hypes

Cardi B Promises To Pay For the Bronx Fire Victims' Funerals
Culture

Cardi B Promises To Pay For the Bronx Fire Victims' Funerals

The Bronx native gives back.
134 Hypes


You Can Now Learn To Dance Like BTS on Apple Fitness+
Health

You Can Now Learn To Dance Like BTS on Apple Fitness+

Making your workout sessions more entertaining.
4,737 Hypes

These are the Custom Flyknits Nike Gave Michelle Obama for Easter
Footwear

These are the Custom Flyknits Nike Gave Michelle Obama for Easter

Don’t worry, you can get your hands on a similar pair as well.
238 Hypes

This Lisa Frank-Styled Animation Is '90s Cool Kids Approved
Culture

This Lisa Frank-Styled Animation Is '90s Cool Kids Approved

Sugar-spun girl power.
254 Hypes

Kate Moss Does Rockstar Glam for 'Vogue' UK 2016 May Cover
Fashion

Kate Moss Does Rockstar Glam for 'Vogue' UK 2016 May Cover

Paying tribute to the Rolling Stones in her own rockstar fashion.
1,819 Hypes


Anthony Vaccarello Confirmed Creative Director of Saint Laurent
Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Confirmed Creative Director of Saint Laurent

Successor to Hedi Slimane.
426 Hypes


Hope Watson Discusses Sports Injuries and the Road to Recovery
Health

Hope Watson Discusses Sports Injuries and the Road to Recovery

The NYC-based model-slash-soccer player gets back in shape after a devastating ACL tear.
2,053 Hypes

Ace & Tate Presents Its First Premium Kat Limited Edition Sunglasses
Fashion

Ace & Tate Presents Its First Premium Kat Limited Edition Sunglasses

The waiting list is now open.
1,452 Hypes


Anthony Vaccarello Is Officially Out at Versus Versace
Fashion

Anthony Vaccarello Is Officially Out at Versus Versace

Further fueling speculation that he’s Hedi Slimane’s successor.
134 Hypes

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Keep updated on the latest news.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.