The Algorithm Strikes Again: ‘False Flag’ Vegas Videos Infiltrate YouTube


YouTube suggested terms including “false flag” for a time on Thursday to people who started searching for video about the Las Vegas shooting.

A person only had to type in “Las Ve” before the Google-owned video site offered a list of suggestions, of which Las Vegas “shooting false flag” was up there with “shooting footage” and simple “strip.”

The suggestion seems to have been halted by late Thursday, as Google and YouTube continued to work on presenting the most credible news related to the weekend’s mass shooting.

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