Facebook NewsFeed Will Explain Why Users See Certain Posts

Facebook is reportedly introducing a new feature to its newsfeed that will explain to users why they’re seeing certain posts, which may range from interacting with an account in the past, or that the company’s algorithm is pushing the content.

The Associated Press

Google Doubles Down on Purging Conservative Speech

Google announced that their monopolistic search engine that controls 87 percent of page views will use its machine learning tool set to assist liberal groups in doubling down on purging conservative speech they consider hate.

The Associated Press

How Algorithms Secretly Run the World

Washington (AFP) – When you browse online for a new pair of shoes, pick a movie to stream on Netflix or apply for a car loan, an algorithm likely has its word to say on the outcome.

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