While algorithm technology has helped promote economic development and broader internet use across China, it has also caused problems. Photo: Shutterstock
While algorithm technology has helped promote economic development and broader internet use across China, it has also caused problems. Photo: Shutterstock
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China rolls out new regulation to rein in algorithms used on apps as Beijing continues to clip wings of Big Tech firms

  • The new regulation, which was drawn up by four government agencies, will take effect on March 1
  • Algorithms, which leverage artificial intelligence and big data generated by app users, have helped shape trends and online discussions in China

While algorithm technology has helped promote economic development and broader internet use across China, it has also caused problems. Photo: Shutterstock
While algorithm technology has helped promote economic development and broader internet use across China, it has also caused problems. Photo: Shutterstock
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