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Filter bubbles (Information filtering)

LC control no.sh2018002434
Topical headingFilter bubbles (Information filtering)
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Variant(s)Bubbles, Filter (Information filtering)
See alsoInformation filtering systems
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Found inWork cat: Filter bubbles and you, 2020: chapter 1 (A filter bubble is the cocoon of online information with which internet users typically surround themselves. It is the set of information they receive through Facebook, Twitter, Google, and other online sources. No one sees all the information available on a given subject. Each person sees only a small percentage of the deluge of available information)
Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 19, 2018 (The term was coined by Internet activist Eli Pariser circa 2010; A filter bubble is a state of intellectual isolation that can result from personalized searches when a website algorithm selectively guesses what information a user would like to see based on information about the user, such as location, past click-behavior and search history. As a result, users become separated from information that disagrees with their viewpoints, effectively isolating them in their own cultural or ideological bubbles)
Proquest computer data base, viewed Sept. 19, 2018 (title: Embracing the filter bubble)
Dict. of social media, 2016, viewed online, July 27, 2018 (filter bubble: A phenomenon whereby the ideological perspectives of internet users are reinforced as a result of the selective algorithmic tailoring of search engine results to individual users (as reflected in recorded data such as search history, click data, and location))
TechTarget What is IT, viewed Oct. 23, 2018 (A filter bubble is an algorithmic bias that skews or limits the information an individual user sees on the internet. The bias is caused by the weighted algorithms that search engines, social media sites and marketers use to personalize user experience. Filter bubbles essentially insulate the person from outside influences and reinforce what the individual already thinks)
Not found inInspec, viewed Sept. 19, 2018