Recommendation algorithms serve the interests of the corporations deploying them over the people who are bombarded by them while going about their business.
I prefer the voluntary recommendations I get from my fellow (trusted) human beings who want to share something they found interesting, exciting, or edifying. Often spontaneously, but usually only when prompted.
If recommendation algos have to exist, they should only be something a person voluntarily and explicitly goes to for suggestions.
These toots partially prompted by:
Which contains some good ideas about recommendation algorithms as well.
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