More than 60% of Facebook users are entirely unaware of any algorithmic curation on Facebook at all #UKIGF18 [PDF] http://www-personal.umich.edu/~csandvig/research/Eslami_Algorithms_CHI15.pdf
@zyx This is painful to read: "On Facebook, ignorance of the algorithm had serious conse-
quences. Our participants used News Feed to make inferences
about their relationships, wrongly attributing the composition
of their feeds to the habits or intent of their friends and family.
Users incorrectly concluded that friends had dropped them
due to political disagreements or their unappealing behavior."
@deejoe Now I need to go back to the study and see where the funding came from....
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