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Facebook’s algorithms fueled massive foreign propaganda campaigns during the 2020 election – here’s how algorithms can manipulate you

Facebook has known that its algorithms enable trolls to spread propoganda. STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images Filippo Menczer, Indiana University An internal Facebook report found that the social media platform’s algorithms – the rules its computers follow in deciding the content that you see – enabled disinformation campaigns based in Eastern Europe to reach nearly half of all Americans in the …

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What a Trump win or loss will mean for feminism

A woman holds a sign as she attends the Women’s March in downtown Chicago, Oct. 17, 2020. Dozens of Women’s March rallies were planned to signal opposition to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Peggy Nash, Ryerson University In the United States, polls are pointing to a …

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