Feb 13, 2018

It's not only Facebook: YouTube has an algorithm problem, too

In light of Trump, Brexit, Russia we have all focused on Facebook's way of organizing information, distributing media and how it favors 'fake' stories apparently because they create more shares and engagement. It's not only Facebook, and it is likely that not only Facebook's mechanism were "hacked" in order to spread stories. Great piece in the Guardian about YouTube's algorithm:

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/feb/02/how-youtubes-algorithm-distorts-truth