Facebook algorithm promoting violence Show more
Algorithms promoting engagement kill people:
"Over a several-day span, dozens of mosques and Muslim-owned shops and homes were burned down across multiple towns."
"On Facebook in Sri Lanka, posts with incendiary rumors had among the highest engagement rates, and so were among the most highly promoted content on the platform. Similar cases of mob violence have taken place in India, Myanmar, Mexico, and elsewhere..."
(via @doctorow )
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