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The Party of YouTube
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Down The Rabbit Hole
The World Health Organization considered vaccine hesitation as one of the greatest threats to global health in Researchers associated this hesitation to a strengthening of the anti-vaccination movements, suggesting that social media is currently the main spreader of this position. YouTube increasingly becomes a matter of concern, since its recommendation system is identified as a promoter of misinformation and extreme content. Although the YouTube Partner Program is an important source of income, the channels use different economic strategies, such as the selling of courses, and therapies and the use of fundraising platforms. We also found that alternative health channels spread distrust about traditional institutions to promote themselves as trusted sources for the audience and thereby profit with alternative health services. The World Health Organization considered vaccine hesitation as one of the greatest threats to global health in World Health Organization, b. In this scenario, Brazil was the sixth country by reported cases of measles in Castelvecchi et al. Despite that, the online presence of anti-vaccination movements seems to increase in recent years Donzelli et al. These communities use strategies to reach a larger audience—personal narratives Duchsherer et al. YouTube increasingly becomes one of the most popular social media services, reaching over two billion users each month YouTube About,
YouTube had recently installed a powerful new artificial intelligence system that learned from user behavior and paired videos with recommendations for others. One day, it directed him to an amateur guitar teacher named Nando Moura, who had gained a wide following by posting videos about heavy metal, video games and, most of all, politics. In colorful and paranoid far-right rants , Mr. Moura accused feminists, teachers and mainstream politicians of waging vast conspiracies. Dominguez was hooked. As his time on the site grew, YouTube recommended videos from other far-right figures. Dominguez, now a lanky year-old who says he, too, plans to seek political office. New research has found they may be correct. A New York Times investigation in Brazil found that, time and again, videos promoted by the site have upended central elements of daily life. Teachers describe classrooms made unruly by students who quote from YouTube conspiracy videos or who, encouraged by right-wing YouTube stars, secretly record their instructors.