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Right wing YouTube echo chambers and clickbait Anonymous 06/11/2019 (Tue) 02:20:37 [Preview] No. 20880
As a leftist I notice YouTube recommends rightwing videos to me all the time, even though I prefer to watch left-leaning videos. What the fuck is going on? All the videos they link me are moronic, and I get ads to donate to Dobakd Trump's campaign, or to watcher Prager University videos.

I think Youtibe realizes that making you watch right wing videos increases your engagement, your anger, and makes you spend more time on YouTube which makes them money. They're complicit in capitalizing on a growing hate machine. I found this article about right wing radicalization on YouTube illuminating:
Https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/08/technology/youtube-radical.html


Anonymous 06/11/2019 (Tue) 02:46:07 [Preview] No.20881 del
>>20880
I like to think for myself, so I actively seek out both sides of any issue. I don't like letting a label dictate what I can and can't think.


Anonymous 06/11/2019 (Tue) 16:57:08 [Preview] No.20883 del
>>20881
Labeling creates useful associations. I.e. There's major differences between a democratic socialist and a neoliberal.


Anonymous 06/11/2019 (Tue) 18:44:40 [Preview] No.20884 del
>>20880
I would not count the NYT as a particularly reliable source in light of their conduct better than most
youtube is a more right leaning place politically
I got caught in a few left leaning echo chambers.
PragerU is just dog shit attempting to legitimise themself and claim to represent the right
but the left can't meme


Anonymous 06/12/2019 (Wed) 08:00:01 [Preview] No.20903 del
"left" is now mentally ill people
"right" is now (and always was) normies crying about the mentally ill people being stupid


Anonymous 06/12/2019 (Wed) 11:59:00 [Preview] No.20904 del
OP, why the fuck do you care that OTHER people have OTHER opinions than your own?

Do you really want everyone to be a robot class who can't express their own feelings, or their own opinions?

Why do you support censorship, OP?


Anonymous 06/12/2019 (Wed) 15:45:15 [Preview] No.20906 del
>>20883
Sure, but it also leads to tribalism. A little bit of utility doesn't negate the demonstrable harm.


Anonymous 06/12/2019 (Wed) 17:36:04 [Preview] No.20907 del
>>20884
I don't think the alt-right are smart. Socialists can meme much better than centrist liberals. I propose all the centrist dem fucks at the Atlantic defect to the republican party and try and pull them to the left.

>>20903
Why is there no Third Way (Fourth Way?) industrial complex trolling the GOP to stop being such neo-Nazi reactionary white nationalists corporate tools?


Anonymous 06/12/2019 (Wed) 17:42:36 [Preview] No.20908 del
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>>20904
Why the fuck do you support billionaires trampling over the normal recommendation algorithms on YouTube? And spouting awful ideas like that the British empire wasn't very bad for the subjugated, which poor people don't have enough money to contradict. Obviously you're yet another a Nazi who wants to eradicate democracy itself, so your enlightened strongmen can lead us without any chance if them being corrupted. It's dumb; dumb people believe dumb things. I bet in you're deluded mind you think colleges look like this now.


Anonymous 06/12/2019 (Wed) 18:14:59 [Preview] No.20911 del
>>20908
Aren't a lot of people getting kicked off of youtube or demonetized, left or right?
The demonetization thing is bigger than one might thing as apparently if you're monetized you have a higher chance of getting on the front page or in someone's recommendation lists.

It's no secret really youtube is catering to large media networks in lieu of the content creators that made youtube youtube. They'd rather have a monologue of Jimmy Kimmel trending than a dude farting or anyone talking about politics that wasn't Anderson Cooper or Dave Muir.


Anonymous 06/12/2019 (Wed) 20:31:14 [Preview] No.20919 del
>>20911
The guy thinks Dennis Pragger's corporation should be allowed to say what it wants. He naturally also thinks a baker's company should be allowed to denny service to anyone for any reason. Because lawyers have dictated that corporations are legally people now with all of the same rights, even though they're fictional entities and they don't even breathe.

But then when the almighty corporation which is accountable to no government deplatforms Alex Jones, or demonetize a homophobic influencer, suddenly the "libertarians" call for government regulation! Not out of any principled reasoning, but as an exception in a naked grasp for more power.


Anonymous 06/13/2019 (Thu) 00:19:06 [Preview] No.20924 del
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>>20919
In the case of say a Twitter they have a point as they provide (US, probably others) government services via social media.
As for youtube I haven't seen anyone saying that althought they probably are. At the same time you freak out over everything and once again fail to realize this is effecting more people than those on the alt-right, a lot of them not even political content creators.


Anonymous 06/13/2019 (Thu) 00:37:40 [Preview] No.20926 del
you are witnessing even compromised tame people like Crowder being banned. This is getting to the point only faggot shit like gay guys vlogging will be allowed.


Anonymous 06/13/2019 (Thu) 00:46:26 [Preview] No.20928 del
>>20908
>And spouting awful ideas like that the British empire wasn't very bad for the subjugated,
This is completely true. India under British rule wasn't overflowing with shit.


Anonymous 06/13/2019 (Thu) 17:38:21 [Preview] No.20949 del
>>20926
Crower was demonized not banned, and good riddance because he isn't funny, he's a talentless hack who makes people dumber.


Anonymous 06/13/2019 (Thu) 17:39:30 [Preview] No.20950 del
>>20928
Prager U. dismisses the millions of colonized people the British massacred and the frequent uprisings by the dissatisfied.


Anonymous 06/13/2019 (Thu) 17:41:09 [Preview] No.20951 del
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>>20928
The problem with broadly generalizing the British Empire is that it's a much too broad a period of space and history to do that accurately. If you're talking about the 'first' British Empire, you have slavery and transportation playing a much bigger role (I'm not saying it was good or bad) and arguably with India one could say that Company rule was first empire and Imperial rule was second. The second Empire could be argued to be broadly better depending on your point of view (if you're a /pol/ack the victorian era would be totally bad because it's when ideas of diversity and the first black government employees emerged) but it too had downsides depending on your point of view, such as Cecil Rhodes accelerating African colonization, the Boer War, meddling in internal affairs of Japan and China among other small nations, and so on. Of course there were the good aspects of modern infrastructure, science, education and medicine brought to the colonies that otherwise likely would never have got these, as well as (again depending on your point of view as to whether this was good or bad) playing the single biggest role in ending slavery around the world. Getting back to your point of 'the british raj wasn't overflowing with shit', this is quite inaccurate: there are many sources of the time describing the filth and squalor the Indians lived in.
Having said all of that, I am a huge cocksucking faggot for giving this much of a fuck about a ton of bullshit.


Anonymous 06/14/2019 (Fri) 20:36:55 [Preview] No.20965 del
>>20951
If the Brits were so great then colonized people would not have demanded independence.


Anonymous 06/15/2019 (Sat) 04:43:18 [Preview] No.20971 del
As a rightist I notice that a meagacorporation forwards this thot's butthurt tweets to me. She sings them out and takes money for it.

Do you think that has anything to do with increased engagement and anger?


Anonymous 06/15/2019 (Sat) 04:48:20 [Preview] No.20972 del
>>20971
Straight Pride world wide.
Make this the official LGBTQS theme song.


Anonymous 06/16/2019 (Sun) 17:40:52 [Preview] No.20986 del
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>>20972
"Trump International Loli Club" kek


Anonymous 06/17/2019 (Mon) 08:57:57 [Preview] No.20995 del
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>>20908

>free Palestine
>boogie man communism
>no mention of one specific group that gives millions to schools and essentially controls the discussion

I'm going to use this image to remind myself that anti %SJWism% has been cooped into a nice safe ideology which does not challenge anything beyond saying "We're oppressed!!!"


Anonymous 06/17/2019 (Mon) 10:12:38 [Preview] No.20996 del
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>>20908
bruh is looking how they do


Anonymous 06/19/2019 (Wed) 13:15:29 [Preview] No.21067 del
>>20965
I didn't say they were great. Indeed the wholesale invasion of other territories is always wrong unless somehow done so in self-defense. And I corrected the erroneous statement of British rule improving life in India that >>20928 made - it most certainly did not. Despite the supposed improvements in medicine, the natives tended to die in greater numbers to disease under the British. On the other hand, not all of the colonies demanded independence. The UAE did not wish independence, for example. In the end the point is I'm not some gay /pol/ack defending the British Empire as entirely good, but I'm not going to say that it was entirely bad either.



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