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Charlie Warzel

Facebook’s vast wasteland

18 mins | Nov 20, 2021
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There are infinite channels, but nothing’s on. Facebook’s 2021 transparency report hid the truth about its most popular content by highlighting the more peculiar. For this edition of Galaxy Brain, Charlie Warzel explores the mindless, clickbait spam and questions what the conversation surrounding Facebook might look like if it acknowledged itself for the vast algorithmic wasteland that it is.
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