Weight loss videos are a mainstay on FYPs—whether users like it or not
TikTokers have spoken up about this issue.
On May 17, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins
‘Sharing my bizarre fyp with you that I’ve cultivated for 2 years without following anyone’ is WeirdTok at its zenith
How one user plunged his For You page into the depth of the absurd by refusing to interact with anything.
On Oct 26, 2022 by Viola Stefanello
‘These keywords will get you past the initial screening process, which is all robotic’: Recruiter exposes job hack to help you land interview
'I merely told you what we did that got candidates in the door.'
On Aug 10, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Bipartisan bill calls for social media sites to add algorithm-free version
'Consumers should have the option to engage with internet platforms without being manipulated...'
On Nov 9, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Influencers are having such low Insta engagement that they asked Jameela Jamil for help
No one has it figured out.
On Oct 2, 2020 by Brianna Holt
Twitter’s photo algorithm has been cropping out Black people
Twitter's design officer says the issue was '100% our fault.'
On Sep 21, 2020 by Claire Goforth
Mozilla is trying to crowdsource how YouTube radicalizes people
Mozilla's 'RegretsReporter' extension is trying to crowdsource info about YouTube's recommendations.
On Sep 18, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich
No, Twitter isn’t deliberately linking the word ‘racist’ to Trump
Trump supporters are accusing the platform of bias, pointing to the link as proof.
On Jun 4, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
This website mashes photos to generate nudes of fake women
The nudes exist, but the women in them don't.
On Mar 11, 2020 by Ginny Woo
The way Facebook serves political ads could be driving polarization
It is more expensive to reach across the aisle.
On Dec 10, 2019 by Claire Goforth
Healthcare algorithm used on millions suggests less care for Black patients
Researchers found that the software reduced the percentage of Black patients receiving extra care by over half.
On Oct 27, 2019 by Mikael Thalen
Everything you’ll ever say, think, or write is already in this online library
Get ready to question your own free will.
On Jan 28, 2019 by Matt Silverman
Tumblr’s busted NSFW algorithm suggests a dark future for online sex work
This is only the beginning for how porn will be moderated.
On Dec 5, 2018 by Ana Valens
Botnik’s algorithms create TV shows and Harry Potter books too hilarious to ignore
Beware the Singularity.
On Oct 8, 2018 by Matt Silverman, chris boylan