Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles"

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Author(s)Eli Pariser, at TEDTalks video
Type of mediaVideo
  • Flash-based
  • Subtitles available
  • Transcript available
Estimated study timeEstimated study time 9 minutes
Abstract

As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.

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Eli Pariser does not talk exactly about research activities, but being aware of what information you are presented with as you research online is very relevant. Subtitles available in 38 languages.

LicenceCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
TimestampThis information table was last updated on 27 June 2012

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