Nicolas Kayser-Bril, data journalist at Algorithm Watch, coordinated AW-EDJNet’s joint investigation on Instagram’s algorithm . In this video, he explains why the subject matters and how it could be approached, despite the lack of transparency of the algorithm. Data suggests that Instagram has a bias in favour of pictures of scantily clothed men or women – this has an impact both on creators’ business and on users’ views.
Algorithm Watch was a partner of OBCT within the European Data Journalism Network. This video is part of a series of interviews on data journalism from a European perspective, which are produced by OBCT as part of EDJNet .
This article is published in collaboration with the European Data Journalism Network and it is released under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
blog comments powered by