Algorithm Observatory

Where anyone can study any social computing algorithm.

(Well, eventually. This is only a prototype focusing on Facebook ads.)

About the project

Social media platforms watch us. But who watches them? Part media literacy project and part citizen science experiment, Algorithm Observatory is a global collaborative lab for the empirical analysis of social computing algorithms. We are currently in the prototype stage, which only allows you to study Facebook advertising algorithms. Join us! Click here for more info about the future of Algorithm Observatory.


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