To further address bias in writing, Textio adds features to highlight ageism and ableism

GeekWire | Mar 26, 2020 at 6:23 PM
  • Textio’s augmented writing work to help companies use the right language to find the right people for jobs — while eliminating bias — is expanding to include features related to ageism and ableism.
  • The Seattle-based startup announced Thursday that through its AI-powered natural language processing technology, an “age graph” has the ability to help writers find language that is inclusive of all age groups.
  • Textio is also adding reasonable accommodation guidance to help address the ableism bias that crops up in writing.