eSafety Commissioner releases position statement for recommender systems and algorithms

Professor Jean Burgess, Dr Ariadna Matamoros Fernandez and Louisa Bartolo from the QUT Digital Media Research Centre and ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society have provided expert insights on recommender systems to contribute to the position statement released by the eSafety Commissioner on Wednesday 7th December. “Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has called for greater transparency and robust risk management from social media platforms and online services around the dangers their recommender algorithms pose to users, particularly children”. For further information, read the media release and the position paper.