YouTube: ‘We will not perceive you restrain the rabbit hole’

YouTube has bolstered its video recommendation algorithms, amid suspicions that the technology toils up more extreme videos.

Well, on Thursday, a news report investigated how YouTube had revived the Flat Earth collusion theory extension.

Still, the company’s current managing director(UK), Mr.Ben McOwen Wilson, stated YouTube “prepares the contrast of taking you down the rabbit hole”.

He described that YouTube acted to scatter misguiding information and plots. Although notified that certain sorts of government control could begin to look like licensing.

Further internet giants like Facebook and Twitter along with YouTube, have some significant conclusions to proffer. All need to determine where they pull the line between freedom of expression, hateful content, and misinformation.

Moreover, the government is watching. It has announced a White Paper ironing out its plans to monitor online platforms.

Well, in his first interview following his current role, Mr. McOwen Wilson expressed about the company’s algorithms, its strategy to hate speech and what it demands from the UK government’s “online harms” order.

Youtube’s Algorithms

YouTube uses algorithms to promote more videos for you to watch. These video suggestions show in the app, down the side of the website and also show up when you get to the end of a video.

However, YouTube has never revealed precisely how its algorithms run. Critics state the platform extends up frequently sensationalist and conspiratorial videos.

About the author


Chris Aaron

Chris holds an MBA degree in management and a diploma in journalism. He has more than 3.5 years of experience in writing news-based content for various print media. He joined the team recently, and he brings together the substantial news-based content from the field of Technology. He loves technology, and he is busy with his gadgets all the time when he is not at work. He has a great sense of managing things, and that is why he does her work with great consistency within the time frame.

Add Comment

Click here to post a comment

Get in Touch!

For any queries or feedback, please get in touch at [email protected]. We respond to queries within 24 x 48 hours.