How YouTube Prevents Bias – How YouTube Works

Our commitments What does YouTube do to prevent bias? We work hard to ensure that our systems are not designed to be biased against content belonging to individuals or groups based on political viewpoints or other attributes like gender or sexual orientation. Our platform has always been about sharing information everywhere and giving many different people a voice. Product and systems Policies How does YouTube help ensure that unintended harmful bias is not present in its systems? We use everyday people across the globe to train our search and discovery systems. The guidelines they use are publicly available. Our search and recommendation systems are not designed to filter or demote videos or channels based on specific political perspectives. Additionally, we audit our machine learning systems to help ensure that unintended algorithmic bias such as gender bias isn’t present. We correct mistakes when we find them and re-train the systems to…

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