Wikipedia, as most of us know, is a crowdsourced encyclopedia written by volunteers and that too can boast inaccurate information.
"When there are videos that are focused around something that's a conspiracy, we will show as a companion unit next to the video information from Wikipedia", said Wojcicki.
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Academic research into how YouTube aids the spread of conspiracies, hoaxes and disinformation shows the problem is very real, and hard to combat. Wojcicki used the moon landing as an example of an event that's been questioned by conspiracy theorists; hypothetically a link to historical context will debunk misinformation, but what about conspiracy videos that are recommended by YouTube's algorithm? The update, she said, would be rolling out in the coming months. This week, as reported by Buzzfeed, a search for "Austin explosions" while in incognito mode brought up a video claiming "Antifa" was responsible.
YouTube's game of content moderation whack-a-mole highlights the impossible task it faces.
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The company recently said it would be hiring thousands of new moderators to monitor the platform for content that violates its guidelines and at SXSW Wojcicki announced that these part-time moderators would be limited to viewing disturbing content for four hours per day. The links will appear in every video having the moon landing topic, be it a documentary or a conspiracy theory. In theory, YouTube viewers already have access to all the information they need to inform themselves; YouTube allows them to avoid doing so because its algorithm pushes them toward extremist ideologies in a bid to keep them engaged and generate ad revenue.
Being an online destination where just about anyone can upload a video, Youtube is hotbed for both legitimate and and not so legitimate videos. "The lack of a good way to encourage mass defacing of Wikipedia articles at scale". Meanwhile, the underlying issues on both platforms persist, resisting all attempts at eradication.
Why Youtube bothers with conspiracy at all?
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