Algorithm researcher says ‘lying on YouTube is still a profitable business’


Algorithm researcher says ‘lying on YouTube is still a profitable business’
TNW Answers is a live Q&A platform where we invite interesting people in tech who are much smarter than us to answer questions from TNW readers and editors for an hour.  YouTube, which has more than a billion users who watch over a billion hours of content per day, shows us limited data on the videos uploaded to the site including its number of views, likes, and dislikes — but the video-streaming site hides more in-depth stats about each video, like how often it recommends a video to other people. Guillaume Chaslot is working to change this. A computer programmer…

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