17 Settembre 2021

“Malgorithm” nuovo studio del Center for Countering Digital Hate che illustra con una serie di esempi come l’algoritmo di Instagram abbia promosso disinformazione (antisemitismo, teorie cospirative) sul coronavirus



How Instagram’s algorithm publishes misinformation and hate to millions during a pandemic

Using real examples of posts recommended to users by Instagram, we expose how the platform’s algorithm is publishing dangerous misinformation about Covid and vaccines in the midst of a pandemic, as well as QAnon and antisemitic conspiracy theories. We set out clear steps by which Instagram’s owner, Facebook, can put people over profit, fix its broken algorithm and protect its users.