Grand Award

3rd Place

Do Algorithms Stay on Topic?

Behavioral and Social Sciences
Evan Bunch

Fred Roberts

"This project examines how algorithms for Youtube and Youtube Kids are set differently. The hypothesis is that algorithms for Youtube Kids will more frequently recommend topics for the viewer that are outside of the key words entered in a search."

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One thought on “Do Algorithms Stay on Topic?

  1. This was a very comprehensive experiment. Did it change the way that you watch YouTube videos? Should YouTube be doing something different to better appeal to both adults and kids? You put a lot of thought into this project!

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