filter bubble

Guilt by Twitter association β€” how Labour Left Voice blocked swathes of Twitter Members Public

One Corbynite Twitter account has been blocking great swathes of Twitter - and thus created a manual filter bubble.

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
Twitter

Partisan satire and the mechanisms of unintentional misinformation Members Public

The Washington Post has detailed the vicious circle between two different political groups that is breeding unintentional misinformation - and increasing polarisation

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
satire

Facebook's not the filter bubble, we are Members Public

Interesting – and quite important – experiment from The Guardian – exposing the right and left in the US to Facebook newsfeeds [https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/16/facebook-bias-bubble-us-election-conservative-liberal-news-feed] from the other side of politics: > Tobias said that exposure to the other side made her realize how difficult it might be

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
algorithms

Can Apple Music save a middle-aged man from the music of his youth? Members Public

Apple Music [http://www.apple.com/uk/music/] arrived last night, and with it Beats 1 [http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/jun/30/apple-musics-beats-1-zane-lowe] – a new, global music channel. And I’m not just quite hopeful that it’ll be god; I’ve been actively listening to it and

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
algorithms

The social media election that wasn't Members Public

Dr Bart Cammaerts of the LSE [http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/2015/05/12/did-britains-right-wing-newspapers-win-the-election-for-the-tories-spoiler-alert-probably-not-guest-blog/] : > What is clear, however, is that social media have had no or very little impact at all. The hashtag #Milifans and the nearly 10 million followers of comedian Russell Brand did not make a

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth
elections