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Netflix Reportedly Manipulated Its Search Algorithm to Limit Appearances of ‘Cuties’ on Its Platform After Backlash


By J. Kim Murphy

October 26, 2021

New reports suggest that Netflix manipulated its own search and recommendations algorithm to help mitigate public backlash in September 2020, suppressing the outreach of the film “Cuties” on the platform after promotional material for the title, deemed inappropriate, sparked a massive wave of criticism against the streamer.

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