"Social media, media streaming services and gig economy platforms all use recommender systems to make guesses about what we like by analyzing ours and others behavior. These systems can make an abundance of options seem trivial and sometimes make decisions seem so obvious that we don't even think of them as choices. This is comfortable and saves us time, but will result in the loss of something else."

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#recommenderSystem #confirmationBias #deGoogle #attentionEconomy

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@arvid it could be an app, which connects to random mastodon instance timeline, as antiviral media )

but unfiltering makes no sense. Recommendations works on patterns, so anti-recommendations will work on patterns too, and will provide same annoying content

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