Communities and Social Media

How filter bubbles and echo chambers reinforce negative beliefs and spread misinformation through social media

Donis_Conference-PaperDownload Abstract This paper examines the way that negative beliefs and misinformation are reinforced and spread on social media. Social media platforms provide an online space in which communities can connect and share content but the ease in which they allow filter bubbles and echo chambers is a concern. Filter bubbles are created through online processes that provide us with personalized results, recommendations and news feeds based on the things we have previously Read more […]