Techdirt Podcast Episode 99: Debating The Facebook Filter Bubble, With Mathew Ingram

from the bubble-bursting dept

Though the notion of the Facebook "filter bubble" has been around for a while, it's picked up a huge amount of steam following the election of Donald Trump — perhaps just a little too much steam. While Techdirt has long been of the opinion that pointing fingers at Facebook is misguided, there are plenty of people who disagree. This week, we're joined by one such person — long-time media commentator and senior editor at Fortune Mathew Ingram — for a lively debate about just how much of a problem the filter bubble really is, and how you'd go about solving it.

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Filed Under: fake news, filter bubble, politics
Companies: facebook


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    Anonymous Coward, 16 Nov 2016 @ 2:23pm

    It feels like Matthew would be happy to give the FB feed over to the NYT. He isn't upset with the control, just who has it. Of course, If you did that, no one would use FB.

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