Algorithms and social media are bad, unless they’re good, according to Snap CEO Evan Spiegel.
Yes, quite confusing, but that’s exactly what the cofounder of the app Snapchat argues in his first-ever op-ed posted on Axios Wednesday. The piece dropped just hours before Snapchat is expected to announce the details behind its massive redesign, Axios teased.
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Why the talk of algorithms? Well it’s in Spiegel’s personal interest to both dispute and defend them. Snapchat plans to infuse its app with algorithms in a massive redesign, but while that’s similar to Facebook’s News Feed, it won’t be exactly like that. Read more…