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Are YouTube Algorithms Addicted to State-Controlled Media?

Are YouTube Algorithms Addicted to State-Controlled Media?

Since the ban of Russia Today and Sputnik in the EU, the CrossOver project has been observing that CGTN Français, a Chinese State-run media, replaced the Russian fed content on Youtube when looking up the word “Russia”.

Unresolved jihad targets Europe

Unresolved jihad targets Europe

The second repatriation of women and children of Islamic State (ISIS) to Belgium provokes a lot of criticism. There is a lack of understanding, mistrust and a fear of new attacks. The return is stirring up public opinion on social media, as shown by data retrieved by CrossOver.

Replay: EDMO BELUX Webinar: “An analysis of recommendation algorithms on YouTube against disinformation”

Replay: EDMO BELUX Webinar: “An analysis of recommendation algorithms on YouTube against disinformation”

On June 9, we presented the methodology and lessons learnt from our investigation on “Are YouTube algorithms addicted to State-controlled media?”

Looking back to Apache Day!

Looking back to Apache Day!

CrossOver was at the heart of the debate on disinformation, entitled “Separating sense from nonsense” at Apache Day

Dries Van Langenhove also roams on Odysee, the ‘YouTube of the extreme right’

Dries Van Langenhove also roams on Odysee, the ‘YouTube of the extreme right’

The video platform Odysee is gaining popularity in France and the United States. The site claims to be free from censorship and prides itself on freedom of expression.

Event: CrossOver at EDMO Belux

Event: CrossOver at EDMO Belux

On June 9th, the CrossOver project will present the results of its first investigation to the EDMO Belux network.

Event: CrossOver at the Apache Day

Event: CrossOver at the Apache Day

On June 4, Apache Day will take place in Kunstencentrum Vooruit in Ghent with in-depth debates, a film screening and much more food for thought

Events: CrossOver at the heart of this weekend’s debates

Events: CrossOver at the heart of this weekend’s debates

CrossOver will be part of two discussions this week-end in Toulouse and Antwerp!

How does the Apache team investigate the algorithms of social media

How does the Apache team investigate the algorithms of social media

and which messages these algorithms push under our noses?

“The Belgian ‘Freedom Convoy” is an imported product

“The Belgian ‘Freedom Convoy” is an imported product

Discover the conclusion of Apache’s first investigation based on CrossOver’s dashboard data.

How the data is presented in the dashboards

How the data is presented in the dashboards

Once the data is collected in 2 different ways – through API and through user simulation, it shall be presented in an understandable way.