Dear Meta CTO: Yes, people are awful, but your algorithms make them worse

December 14, 2021

By Thomas Macaulay

Meta’s incoming CTO, Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, is making quite the splash. The kind of splash you make by cannonballing into your swimming pool, soaking all your guests, and then blaming them for getting wet. In a Sunday interview with Axios on HBO, Bosworth was grilled about misinformation on social media. The Facebook veteran mounted a stern defense of his company. According to Bosworth, it’s not platforms that are responsible for misinformation — it’s their users: Individual humans are the ones who choose to believe or not believe a thing. They’re the ones who choose to share or not share a…

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