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Malgorithm: How Instagram’s algorithm publishes misinformation and hate to millions during a pandemic | Center for Countering Digital Hate

By Center for Countering Digital Hate
March 8, 2021

Using real examples of posts recommended to users by Instagram, we expose how the platform’s algorithm is publishing dangerous misinformation about Covid and vaccines in the midst of a pandemic, as well as QAnon and antisemitic conspiracy theories. We set out clear steps by which Instagram’s owner, Facebook, can put people over profit, fix its broken algorithm and protect its users.

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Source: Malgorithm: How Instagram’s algorithm publishes misinformation and hate to millions during a pandemic | Center for Countering Digital Hate

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