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Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm determines what users see on its platform – from funny memes to comments from friends.

The company regularly updates this algorithm, which can dramatically change what information people consume.

  • Jennifer Grygiel
  • The Conversation

As the 2020 election approaches, there is much public concern that what was dubbed “Russian meddling” in the 2016 presidential election could happen again.

But what’s not getting enough attention is the role Facebook’s…

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