The best AI stays out of the way.

You don’t notice it is even working. The car swerves slightly to avoid moving out of a lane, and you keep listening to Nirvana classics. Your email app blocks annoying messages that are not technically spam but sent by people who have no right invading your inbox. At home, your garage doors close silently at 10pm on the dime. You keep watching a baseball game and eating a burger.

Now, you can add this to the list: a mobile app is blocking offensive content.

Instagram announced today they are using AI to stop, block and remove offensive posts before you ever see them. You keep scanning through wedding photos from last weekend. It’s a technology Facebook (which owns Instagram) has started using, as well.

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