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.
New changes to the company's algorithm will make the social network even more of an echo chamber.
By Julia Angwin / ProPublica, and Hannes Grassegge A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.
Instagram is flipping the switch on a system that will automatically detect mean, offensive and harassing comments and make sure that people never see them. The new system is based on work that Facebook and Instagram have done with ...
On Wednesday morning, ProPublica published a troubling report about Facebook’s approach to censorship. Drawing on a “trove of internal documents,” it laid out some of the rules that the company’s content reviewers use to determine w...