Social Bubble Bath

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  1. Tech Creates Our Political Echo Chambers. It Might Also Be A Solution : All Tech Considered : NPR

    Social media took a lot of blame for intensifying polarization and partisan acrimony during the presidential campaign. Now some startups and researchers are trying to burst ideological filter bubbles.

    http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2017/04/12/522760479/tech-creates-our-political-echo-chambers-it-might-also-be-a-solution

    —Huffduffed by abrin

  2. Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”

    As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there’s a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don’t get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy.

    Pioneering online organizer Eli Pariser is the author of "The Filter Bubble," about how personalized search might be narrowing our worldview.

    http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html

    —Huffduffed by adactio

  3. Further into thy filter bubble, comrade!

    Echo chambers & filter bubbles aren’t problems — the problem is we are afraid to go all the way. More below…

    If you’d like to discuss these and similar themes with me and others, you can request an invitation here: http://bit.ly/2FtFaDV

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  4. Exponent 95: The Backlash Has Arrived

    Ben and James discuss the Trump election, filter bubbles, and the responsibility of the tech industry.

    Presented by MailChimp

    Links

    Ben Thompson: Donald Trump is the President-Elect, Tech Under Trump, The Big Picture — Stratechery Daily Update

    Episode 085: Ballots and Guillotines — Exponent

    Ben Thompson: The Brexit Possibility — Stratechery

    Ben Thompson: The Voters Decide — Stratechery

    “Day One in Trump’s America” — Twitter Moments

    Kim-Mai Cutler: “The best way to have the stickiest and most lucrative product? Be a systematic tool for confirmation bias.” — Twitter

    Ben Thompson: Facebook and Filter Bubbles — Stratechery Daily Update

    The Dalai Lama: Behind Our Anxiety, the Fear of Being Unneeded — New York Times

    Hosts

    Ben Thompson, @benthompson, Stratechery

    James Allworth, @jamesallworth, Harvard Business Review

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    Presented by MailChimp

    http://media.blubrry.com/exponent/p/content.blubrry.com/exponent/exponent95.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

    http://exponent.fm/episode-095-the-backlash-has-arrived/

    —Huffduffed by nyyankeeman

  5. The Future of Influence

    The ability to share online has allowed consumers to control and filter the web. For brands and publishers, tapping into Influence is critical to social media’s future. What is influence and how is it measured? Leading voices in social media from multiple backgrounds will define the value of influence, discuss best practices, and predict future impact. Data will be shared! This panel is sponsored by ShareThis.

    —Huffduffed by briansuda