A recent Wall St. Journal article provides more evidence that removing ambiguous engagement signals like comments and shares from civic algorithms can improve outcomes for both users and society.
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Musk's declared objective function for Twitter is likely to approximate time spent. Optimizing for highly valuable experiences would be a better path…
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Social media is out of balance. The Twitter Files show that content moderation really is a dead end and we need to shift the conversation toward design…
Today's post is wonky, but algorithmic transparency laws have passed in the EU and are in progress in the US and UK, and we need to make laws…
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...and therefore social science input will be sorely needed. In addition to this article, please keep scrolling for an exciting event invitation, as…
Important work is done by moderation, but it cannot solve broader issues with technology. Subjective Measurement, Designing for Well-Being, …
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I'm joining the Psychology of Technology Institute & USC's Neely Center to help address specific "root level" issues with technology platforms by…
The first week of 2021 has proved a humbling reminder that the forces that shaped 2020 were not interrupted by the changing calendar. On January 6th…
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