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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    Bobby, 15 Nov 2016 @ 2:41pm

    Still listening to this - but on the subject of fake news, every time i shop at a non-trader joes, whole foods, co-op, etc... there are TABLOIDS all over the register with rumors of the obamas getting divorced, hillary murder stories, etc.

    I think in a way seeing these things TWICE really validates these insane(?) ideas.

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