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Thursday, November 5 • 11:30 - 12:45
Please undress: How Instagram pushes nakedness

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Does Instagram's algorithm promote nudity? Anecdotal experience by instagrammers could indicate so, but how to find out? Algorithmwatch journalists decided to set up a data donation option and analyse the data they got. Included were also other informations such as patent description of the inner working of Instagram. Come and listen to the "how-to" of this algorithm investigation. https://algorithmwatch.org/en/story/instagram-algorithm-nudity/

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Brigitte Alfter

director, Arena for Journalism in Europe
Brigitte Alfter is a senior German-Danish journalist and director for Arena for Journalism in Europe. Having practiced journalism for more than a decade on local, national and European level, she realised the need for cross-border collaborative journalism structures. She develops... Read More →
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Nicolas Kayser-Bril

Reporter, AlgorithmWatch
Nicolas Kayser-Bril is a French-German journalist and developer. At AlgorithmWatch, he keeps track of automated decision-making in the European Union. Before that, he was the head of Journalism++, an agency for data journalism that won the European Press Prize in 2015.

Thursday November 5, 2020 11:30 - 12:45 CET