Robert Epstein and his research team from the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology have been studying and monitoring online political content sent to voters in swing states.
The team is also investigating search engine results on Google and Bing tweets sent by Twitter, Gmail suppression, and auto-play videos suggested on Google-owned YouTube.
The study found over 1.9 million “ephemeral experiences” that Google was using to “shift opinions and voting preferences,” Epstein wrote in an article for the Daily Caller.
“Ephemeral experiences” is a term for short-lived content which immediately disappears without leaving a trace after user consumption. Read more…