Facebook Built Its Vision of Democracy on Bad Math


  • Facebook Built Its Vision of Democracy on Bad Math | WIRED

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    Imagine if Facebook were to ask a different question. Instead of asking what someone wants to read, it could ask what someone should read. If Facebook decided it really wanted to bring diverse people together, it could promote stories that diverse people like—stories that get high completion rates and engagement from users of all political persuasions, or all ethnic backgrounds, or who are distributed evenly around the country. That might create its own problems—favoring bland centrism over radicalism, for instance. But it may suggest a new way of creating a less top-down, more-inclusive common narrative.

    Mais pourquoi la diversité (des points de vue) conduirait-elle au « centrisme » ?

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