"Today I launched http://their.tube a Youtube simulator that provides a look into how videos are recommended for other people with different watch history
You can experience 6 perspectives : conspiracist, fruitarian, liberal, conservative, prepper and a climate denier"
@rufposten I've noticed in last 2 years (I only started driving in 2019) YouTube has toned down most of the politics in my recommendations, and stepped up the number of motoring-related videos and 1980s European pop music.
I've always suspected they have profiles for "middle aged Northern European who uses adblockers/privacy software" that hides the more egregious content, maybe to try and reduce pushback from European govts/regulators (and keep my age group from abandoning YT altogether)
@rufposten Hosted at Google cloud 🤢 Fuck it,Invidious is better anyway.
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