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Manipulating the YouTube Algorithm - (Part 1/3) Smarter Every Day 213

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Published on Mar 31, 2019

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Renée Diresta is a Mozilla Fellow in Media, Misinformation, and Trust, where she researches unintended consequences of algorithms and works towards helping machines make better decisions. Renee also writes about disinformation and the changing face of information war — check out her essay “The Digital Maginot Line” (https://www.ribbonfarm.com/2018/11/28...) — and is a contributor to Wired Ideas (https://www.wired.com/author/renee-di...).

Here are examples of some of the videos in question

(Open these videos in incognito mode so you don’t mess up your algorithm.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bfkZ... - 298k views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvA6f... 8k views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q72Jm...

To say this presentation style is shady is an understatement. Quite interesting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-5_X... - 107k views

Here’s one of the channels: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt0R...

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