Friday, August 18, 2017

Confederate Monuments Through the Filter Bubble

Search engines, algorithms and simply selective reading essentially result in each of us consuming information that tells a consistent story with a consistent viewpoint.  We are seeing and consuming less and less information that disagrees or contradicts our viewpoints.

That’s the filter bubble we each live in and continues to make communicating with eachother possible.

Here’s a  24 hr. glimpse at the Confederate monument removal story through filter bubbles: 

NYTimes
Fox News
Breitbart