Unite the Right? How YouTube’s Recommendation Algorithm Connects The U.S. Far-Right

Fig 1. YouTube channel network with labelled communities (node size = indegree / amount of recommendations within network; community identification with Louvaine)
Fig 2. YouTube channel network with selected channel names (node size = indegree / amount of recommendations within network; community identification with Louvaine)
Fig 3. Right-wing channel network with labelled communities (node size = indegree / amount of recommendations within network; community identification with Louvaine)

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D&S Media Manipulation: Dispatches from the Field

D&S Media Manipulation: Dispatches from the Field

Investigating the socio-technical aspects of media manipulation ranging from the social, political, economic incentives to spread disinformation.