Algorithms are screwing us over with fake news but could also fix the problem


We’re living in an era of “new proximity” where information is readily available to make us feel more connected to each other and the world around us. In theory, this should also instantaneously make us more informed, right? Not so. The way we get news and information through the prism of algorithms in places like Facebook, Twitter, and Google is an oxymoron of sorts. 

This “new proximity” (a totally non-scientific term that I have coined for the purposes of this article) is simultaneously bringing us closer together and further apart. It’s also bringing us nearer and further away from accurate news and information.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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