Facebook has been criticized for building echo chambers, and it appears they aren’t done with it. The latest example is a new filter on Instagram that allows users to block hate speech, or what Facebook’s algorithms detect to be inappropriate or offensive comments.
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Here we have the intriguing case study where the echo chamber — a black box of no hate — is being applauded by power users of the app. The update gives the user full control over this new echo chamber, where they can choose to let algorithms filter out potentially hateful comments. Read more…
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