| Algorithm manipulation |
(social control, internet censorship, controlling the narrative, artificial intelligence)
|Where algorithms on Social media are used in order to promote the Official narrative.|
The "Trending on Twitter" section is manipulated with.
The Twitch algorithm benefits creators the company has partnerships with.
The YouTube algorithm demotes "unsuitable content", and promotes accounts affiliated with mainstream media. Corporate media is synthetically promoted in the algorithm. The community guidelines are also selectively applied. People have been banned from YouTube for relatively minor things. Politically motivated bans, false flagging videos, copyright striking are some of the reasons why people distrust the algorithm. However, CNN showed Reza Aslan eating human brains, and this was promoted in the algorithm, and considered appropriate for advertisers etc.The algorithm is manipulative by nature. Buzzwords are used to flag up conspiracy theory warnings. Certain videos are buried in the algorithm. As in, searching for specific terms in the search bar and getting videos from accounts associated with corporate media.
|Document:I get abuse and threats online - why can't it be stopped?||Article||18 October 2021||Marianna Spring||The Disinformation Specialist at the BBC gets criticism online for her "fact checking". Internet censorship is the answer.|
|Document:Someone said they wanted to see me trapped in a burning car and watch flames melt my flesh||Article||22 October 2021||Nadine Dorries||After the murder of MP David Amess, a crackdown on "internet trolls" is being demanded by most politicians. The UK's new Culture Minister Nadine Dorries is pursuing new overreaching legislation regulating Big Tech. The "Online Safety Bill" will abolish online anonymity and empower internet censorship. There are fears that it will be the end for freedom of expression in the UK.|