WeTest#1 — Recommendation distribution

Additional interactive graphs related to our WeTest experiment

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The following graphs represent all the videos recommended by the Youtube algorithm order by the number of users who receive the suggestion. With mouseover, you can read the title of each video.

It is important to notice that most of the videos are recommended to just one participant in the test (of 67). A clear example of the algorithmic fragmentation and the consequent filter bubbles.

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Chinese video recommendation distribution

Spanish video recommendation distribution

English video recommendation distribution

Portuguese video recommendation distribution

Arabic video recommendation distribution