Facebook algorithm called into question after whistleblower testimony calls it dangerous

Facebook's algorithm is being called into question after a whistleblower told lawmakers last week that she believes it's dangerous and leads to the spread of misinformation, claims the company has pushed back on since. Karen Hao, senior AI editor for MIT Technology Review, talks with CBSN's Tanya Rivero about how the algorithm works.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting