Is Facebook running an experiment that shunts independent media to the periphery in countries where it is needed most? Stevan Djovinvic, director of GIJN member KRIK, a nonprofit investigative newsroom in Serbia, is sounding the alarm on how small countries have become "an unwilling laboratory for Facebook’s experiments on user behavior." KRIK's award-winning stories, one of the few independent voices left in Serbia's narrow media market, are no longer appearing on the Facebook news feed.
Source: New York Times
Posted on: December 3, 2017