With Zuck’s Blessing, Facebook Quietly Stymied Traffic to Left-Leaning News Outlets: Report


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When Facebook tweaked its newsfeed algorithm in 2017 to reduce the visibility of political news, the company’s engineers intentionally designed the system to disproportionately impact left-leaning outlets, effectively choking off their traffic in the process.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/with-zucks-blessing-facebook-quietly-stymied-traffic-t-1845403484
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