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Redesigning YouTube

Middle school students reimagine the YouTube platform. Students consider the stakeholders in YouTube, the goal of the recommendation algorithm, and how they might redesign the platform with ethics in mind. 

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Students' justification for the goal of their redesigned YouTube recommendation algorithm. 

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An example of a team's paper prototype. Students wanted to emphasize the age appropriateness of content with visible flags for each channel and recommended video.

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Another paper prototype focused on developing a recommendation algorithm with the goal of providing age appropriate content. 

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