Why Don’t Social Media Tackle Fake News and Radicalisation?

Because it Would Be Bad for Business.

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This article will argue that the algorithmic sorting done by social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube to recommend content to their users, benefits from fake news and alt-right extremist content. Social media have distanced themselves from responsibility for these problems using a…

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Corlett Novis

Corlett Novis

Former Editor at Pi Media (London) interested in Digital Economy. Anti-capitalism. Pro-ecology.

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