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Friday, October 22, 2021

Twitter shared its own research today that showed its algorithms amplify right-leaning political content more than left-leaning.

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...Twitter is publicly sharing research findings today that show that the platform's algorithms amplify tweets from right-wing politicians and content from right-leaning news outlets more than people and content from the political left.

The research did not identify whether or not the algorithms that run Twitter's Home feed are actually biased toward conservative political content, because the conclusions only show bias in amplification, not what caused it. Rumman Chowdhury, the head of Twitter's machine learning, ethics, transparency and accountability team, called it "the what, not the why" in an interview with Protocol....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-22 01:43 PM | Reply

Twitter is a place for angry people spout bullpucky and get promoted the more they do it so yes the right-wing will get more support.

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2021-10-22 02:03 PM | Reply

Oops... apologies. I looked but did not see the dupe when I posted this. (it was probably posted while I was composing this comment)

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#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-22 03:53 PM | Reply

Never had a twit account. Now I know why.

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-22 07:03 PM | Reply

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