How YouTube’s algorithm amplified the right during Chemnitz

Video of Ray Serrato's presentation at the 1st Meetup on Algorithmic Accountability Reporting of AlgorithmWatch, 5 November 2018

On 5 November, 2018 the first Meetup on Algorithmic Accountability Reporting of AlgorithmWatch took place in Berlin. Social media analyst Ray Serrato presented the results of his research, in which he proved that after the events in Chemnitz in August and September 2018 YouTube users were increasingly recommended right-wing content.

Video of the presentation on YouTube (16min)

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