Lawmakers’ latest idea to fix Facebook: Regulate the algorithm

“If we were just to sort of across the board remove the algorithm, the first thing that would happen is that people would see more, not less, hate speech; more, not less, misinformation; more, not less, harmful content,” Clegg said. “Why? Because those algorithmic systems precisely are designed like a great, sort of giant spam filter to identify and deprecate and downgrade bad content.”

Source: WP