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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube algorithms could be radicalizing people, congressional Democrats say – Source CNET Tech


In the wake of the Jan. 6 riot on Capitol Hill, a group of congressional Democrats is asking social media platforms to reexamine the ways they amplify content.

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The algorithms driving content on Facebook, Google, Twitter and YouTube may also be driving people toward political extremism, a group of congressional Democrats said in a letter sent Friday to the CEOs of those companies.

“On Wednesday, January 6th the United States Capitol was attacked by a violent, insurrectionist mob…

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