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…