• One viral thread shows how quickly YouTube's recommendations steer people to conspiracy theories and false information

    17 days ago - By Business Insider

    YouTube has been under fire for promoting conspiracy theories in its search and suggestions.
    In a viral Twitter thread, MSNBC's Chris Hayes demonstrates how quickly a simple search can return wild misinformation.
    YouTube said it is "aware" of the issues after being contacted by Business Insider.
    The Federal Reserve is a critically important body for the global economy that's also frequently misunderstood.
    So what happens when you visit the biggest video website in the world, YouTube, which is owned by Google , and look for some basic information about the US central bank?
    If you thought...
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