• Proposed Law to Require Social Media to Offer Algorithm-Free Version

    21 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced a new bill that would make it mandatory for services that use algorithms to serve content to offer a version that allows users to turn that feature off.
    Called the Filter Bubble Transparency Act , the bill would require services like Facebook and Instagram to offer a version of their platforms described as “input transparent” that doesn't pull data on users in order to generate algorithmic recommendations. The bill would exempt smaller companies with fewer than 500 employees, those with annual gross receipts lower than $50,000,000 in the...
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