Rep. McCarthy: Don't Blame Algorithms for Social Media Censorship
By Susan Jones - Posted at CNS News:
(CNSNews.com) - House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), appearing on Fox News Thursday night, said he doesn't buy the explanation that social media platforms rely on "algorithms" to sort their content.
"Social media today is the modern-day town hall," McCarthy told Laura Ingraham:
Sixty-seven percent of adults get their news from somewhere on social media. But let's just play that out. You see Prager University that puts out conservative videos. But one happened to be about Israel with Alan Dershowitz. One happened to be about baseball with George Will. Well, you know what? Facebook wouldn't show those because they said YouTube rated them similar to pornography. ...Read more here.