April 15, We want to hear what you think about this article. He hears about Grindr, thinks it might be a low-risk first step in exploring his feelings, goes to the Android Marketplace to get it, and looks at the list of "relevant" and "related" applications. For example, if recommendation systems suggest that certain associations are more reasonable, rational, common or acceptable than others we run the risk of silencing minorities. Already have an account?
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In short, it acts like a filter. You can send friend requests and even accept requests while going through the news feed of platforms like YouTube. He has told no one else that he's attracted to guys and hasn't entirely come out to himself yet. All users must agree to our Terms Of Access and Use before using the site and have contractually represented to us that they are 18 years of age or older.
Associations like those listed in the Android Marketplace or Apple's Genius system, Amazon's recommendation engine or Bing's search suggestions can be starting points for good conversation or chilling silencers of individual expression and community identity.