The algorithm tweaks won't save us
What do you do about Facebook? The Wall Street's investigation series called "The Facebook Files" revealed the company knows a lot about the negative impacts it has on the world. This instalment of Galaxy Brain focuses on why the organisation tried to alter its News Feed algorithms to promote "Meaningful Social Interactions" to alleviate users consuming content that was harmful to their health yet failed to implement changes successfully. Here, Charlie argues that the platform is broken and will need considerable changes to keep it healthy.
From Charlie Warzel