Collateral Damage: How algorithms to counter “fake news” threaten citizen media in Bulgaria

Julia Rone, Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) in Bochum, Germany, here reflects on some of the implications of Facebook’s recent changes to its News Feed algorithm as they relate to Bulgaria. In January 2018 Facebook announced changes in its News Feed algorithm designed to curb the spread of “fake news” by prioritizing personal content at … Continue reading Collateral Damage: How algorithms to counter “fake news” threaten citizen media in Bulgaria