A new paper titled Evaluating the scale, growth, and origins of right-wing echo chambers on YouTube was published as a pre-print earlier this week by Hosseinmardi et al. This paper continues the new stream of studies which investigate the effects of YouTube and YouTube recommendation algorithm on political discourse. It also references the paper Algorithmic extremism: Examining YouTube’s rabbit hole of radicalization, authored by Mark Ledwich and myself and our work on classification of YouTube channels. The new paper by Hosseinmardi et al. …

Anna Zaitsev


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