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Humans are losing the battle against social media algorithms

Karppi, Tero (2015) Humans are losing the battle against social media algorithms. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Oct 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Social media has become infrastructural to our society in a very literal sense, argues Tero Karppi. Computer systems are making decisions for us quicker than we can comprehend and a single tweet can knock billions off the stock market. Studying smaller failures and crashes helps us challenge and take control of this situation, hopefully before the next major crash.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 12:24
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 23:11
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73420

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