Rep. Nancy Pelosi: YouTube Needs To Rethink Core Product
By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 2-12-21
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is troubled by reports that YouTube continues to amplify extremist content after pledging to crack down on dangerous misinformation and disinformation.
Last month, she joined dozens of other legislators on a letter to Big Tech CEOs, including of YouTube, saying they needed to deal with “fundamental design features of their social networks that facilitate the spread of extreme, radicalizing content to their users.”
“The ADL released a well-researched and troubling report showing that white supremacy and extremist content is proliferating on YouTube and that YouTube’s recommendation algorithms are pushing users to more extreme content,” she said. » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-02-17T12:59:09-04:00February 12th, 2021|Issue Watch|Comments Off on Rep. Nancy Pelosi: YouTube Needs To Rethink Core Product