Is YouTube radicalizing you?

The Weekly

Ever wonder what’s behind the videos that pop “up next” on YouTube? Techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci tells CBC’s Wendy Mesley that YouTube’s programming decisions are made by artificial intelligence which is designed to push you to more extreme content and keep you watching. She calls YouTube the great radicalizer and says she wouldn't let her kids watch it unsupervised.

More From News/TV Shows/The Weekly