Other stories about algorithms

YouTube gives viewers more control over recommended videos

YouTube has started rolling out three specific changes aimed at enhancing the viewer's experience. The changes also are meant to answer why viewers are...
Happening Now June 28, 2019

What you post on social media could be used to diagnose a medical condition

It's well-known that Facebook watches what you post, along with an endless number of advertisers. According to recently-published research, what you post online could...
Happening Now June 25, 2019

Shocking NY Times exposé about YouTube and pedophiles

YouTube has a huge problem when it comes to protecting children. Even though the site has policies that are intended to keep kids safe,...
Happening Now June 4, 2019

Algorithm predicts who will live and die in 'Game of Thrones' season 8

Since its premiere, HBO's "Game of Thrones" has been saturated with death. With the show's often unpredictable and grisly nature, how are fans expected...
Happening Now April 15, 2019

You'll never believe Facebook's most-shared story of 2019

Local TV stations, radio stations and newspapers dot the landscape around the country to keep nearby residents informed. Most local happenings, however, are never...
Happening Now April 2, 2019

Study shows how Facebook and Twitter can gather your private information even if you don't have an account

If you have heard of all of the privacy issues that go along with social media, then you might have decided to close all...
Happening Now January 22, 2019

Are airline bump lists really random?

It's been all over the news this week. A "random" passenger on United Airlines was forced off a plane even though he'd already paid...
Happening Now April 13, 2017

Top Story: Facebook is censoring your news

Is Facebook altering the news you see? Most people think their feed is full of balanced and unbiased news and content. Find out how...
Happening Now May 10, 2016

This social media network knows you better than you do

Instagram is joining Facebook and Twitter in telling you what you'd like to see.
Happening Now March 20, 2016

This HUGE change on Twitter helps you weed out lame posts

Twitter is rolling out its biggest change ever to its Timeline. Instead of seeing the most recent tweets from the people you follow, you'll...
Happening Now February 10, 2016
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