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“Algorithms powerfully shape development; they are socializing an entire generation.”

Algorithmic bias is everywhere, but few have written about the specific harm it inflicts on teenagers, many of whom spend more time on devices than the rest of us.

In “How the Racism Baked Into Technology Hurts Teens,” researcher Avriel Epps-Darling calls the algorithmic bias that we encounter “technological microaggressions” and says they appear everywhere from Google searches to who we see dancing on TikTok.

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