Eli Pariser's scientific contributions

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Source: Democracy Now! JUAN GONZALEZ: When you follow your friends on Facebook or run a search on Google, what information comes up, and what gets left out? That's the subject of a new book by Eli Pariser called The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You. According to Pariser, the internet is increasingly becoming an echo chamber in wh...

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... However, the use of algorithmic curation raises multiple concerns that add to the already controversial role of platforms in contemporary societies (Tufekci, 2015). The frequent lack of transparency in curation systems (Pasquale, 2015) creates anxieties about their potential for polarizing and fragmenting the public sphere (Pariser, 2011). Algorithms may not only limit user access to information but also facilitate radicalization and enable distribution of false information, particularly because users are often unaware that the content they are exposed to is, in fact, algorithmically curated (Eslami et al., 2015). ...