More than 60% of Facebook users are entirely unaware of any algorithmic curation on Facebook at all #UKIGF18 [PDF] http://www-personal.umich.edu/~csandvig/research/Eslami_Algorithms_CHI15.pdf
@cstanhope @zyx The conclusion is also surprising: "By the end of the study, however, participants were mostly satisfied with the content on their feeds. Following up with participants two to six months after the study, we found that for most, satisfaction levels remained similar before and
after becoming aware of the algorithm’s presence, however, algorithmic awareness led to more active engagement with Facebook and bolstered overall feelings of control on the site."
The original server operated by the Mastodon gGmbH non-profit