What I talk about when I talk about stupid algorithms

By hiding channels from subscribers who ‘disliked’ a video, YouTube undermines a user’s rights, does the content creator a disservice, and sets up a strategy that only serves its own interests

The famous YouTube Rewind 2018 video: yes, I did hit the dislike button
Gerald Undone's tweet: all we need is love, love is all we need
  1. The production of its original content (YouTube Originals) is irrelevant in the face of competition.
  2. The policy of dealing with misinformation on the platform remains unsettling, at the very least.
Janelle Monae in The Autofac: algorithmic logic and brilliant ending

Two decades of hardcore journalism in a past life; now Digital Media PhD candidate @ University of Porto, coffee taster and vinyl aficionado

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