The YouTube algorithm is a combination of programmed directives from engineers along with learned behaviors that have evolved through the opaque process of machine learning which makes the algorithm’s directives and programming hard to understand.While the algorithm seems to be pushing users towards the alt-right video content merely in an attempt to keep users in a cycle of video watching, the end result makes YouTube a powerful recruiting tool for Neo-Nazis and the alt-right. The filter bubble effect that this creates pushes users into a loop that reinforces radicalism instead of level-headed factual resources.
"The intent behind the project was to encourage the students of Shoreline College to engage with the materials in the library, attend events in the physical space, and to write poetry, both collaboratively and individually. These interactive events were built with the intent to enhance the creativity of the community on campus while also embracing each individual’s life journey and identity."
"By using SEO practices in creating YouTube videos, a person can produce a resource that is more discoverable. The connection between videos, specifically YouTube, and search engines is important because YouTube content popularity can influence search engines to boost the ranking of associated web content as well...."
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