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Twitter admits its algorithm disproportionately amplifies right wing political content

National Herald | 24/10/2021 11:35 PM | Click to read full article

Twitter’s own research has found that its algorithm disproportionately amplifies right-wing political content and news sources in an analysis involving millions of its users across seven countries. The social media company’s researchers are unsure why that is happening. India was not among the seven countries studied.

Twitter found a “statistically significant difference favouring the political right-wing” in all the countries except Germany.