Algorithms – General public: Algorithmic systems on social media © Siemens Stiftung 2020 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Algorithms – General public: Algorithmic systems on social media

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This graphic illustrates the correlations and differences between the flow of information in traditional mass media and the paths of information on social media as determined by algorithmic systems.

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2020-12-16
If becomes clear that on social media, the general public is split into many subcommunities. This has to do with the algorithms that are used in all social media applications. However, depending on the relevance, algorithms also influence journalists and the traditional mass media.
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Business education; Civics and Politics; Ethics
Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Communication; Computer technology; Data processing; Data protection; Internet; Social network; Technology
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