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Facebook, Twitter Will Face GOP Questions of Political Bias at Congressional Hearings

9/18/2018 2:37:25 PM

Variety -- Tech companies keep algorithms secret for competitive reasons, but that has led to alternative -- often incorrect -- explanations of how they work. A study by U. of Illinois researchers, including CS Professor Karrie Karahalios, found that Facebook users often develop their own “folk theories” about how it curates its newsfeed.