In the early days of the Internet, this was one of the medium's great hopes - that it would finally offer a medium whereby whole towns - and indeed countries - could co-create their culture through discourse. Personalization has given us something very different: a public sphere sorted and manipulated by algorithms, fragmented by design, and hostile to dialogue.

Eli Pariser

American author, political and internet activist

17 December 1980 —

The Filter Bubble


Submitted by: bodr

Time of publication: May 18, 2014

Length: 364 characters

Favorited by: 1 member


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