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Articles tagged filter bubble (13)

“The central fear, as Eli Pariser has put it, is that ‘news-filtering algorithms narrow what we know.’ This, at least, is the theory.”
Twain has no editor. It uses custom algorithms to find stories it thinks are trending around the Internet.
The news was mostly bad for publishers and news organizations last year.
We sift through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the most interesting studies about social and digital media published in 2015.
The impact of Do Not Track on news outlets and the complexities of filter bubbles and polarization: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Predicting what goes viral, sourcing the Arab Spring, and Twitter in power vs. out of power: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
The rise and fall of a narcotweeter, how to build an online community, and when fact-checking backfires: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.