PEDRO ALMODÓVAR WARNS AGAINST ALGORITHMS IN INSTAGRAM ROW
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Declaring “victory” over Instagram after a controversial poster for his upcoming film was censored and then reinstated, Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar said Thursday that society must be alert to the power of algorithms in deciding what humans are permitted to see.

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