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YouTube’s Deradicalization Argument Is Really a Fight About Transparency

The reason we’re all focusing on the algorithm’s effects is we don’t know how it really works

Image: Unsplash/Norwood Themes and Chris Stokel-Walker

YouTube’s algorithm has once again been thrust into the limelight as 2019 comes to an end, with a new study published on the arXiv, an academic repository for what are commonly referred…




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Chris Stokel-Walker

Chris Stokel-Walker

UK-based freelancer for The Guardian, The Economist, BuzzFeed News, the BBC and more. Tell me your story, or get me to write for you: stokel@gmail.com

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