YouTube Changes Algorithm to Stop Recommending Conspiracies, False Info

YouTube said it is retooling its recommendation algorithm that suggests new videos to users in order to prevent promoting conspiracies and false information, reflecting a growing willingness to quell misinformation on the world’s largest video platform after several public missteps. In a blog post, the company said that it was taking a “closer look” at how it can reduce the spread of content that “comes close to – but doesn’t quite cross the line” of violating its rules.