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  • Thu, Jun 28, 2012 - 12:37am

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    rhare

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macro2682 wrote:

At this particular event he also talked about Google, and how the search engine now taylors it’s listings to the person searching.  A liberal person typing in the word “Iran” would come up with completely different listings than a conservative typing in the same search term.  He warned that this trend is dangerous as it will cause those seeking information to only see a reflection of themselves rather than information that challenges their beliefs.

There is an interesting Ted talk about this problem:

Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”  (Not sure how to embed videos any more)

At least with Google, you can turn off personal filtering (from comments section of the video)

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