Beyond the filter bubble: interactive effects of perceived threat and topic involvement on selective exposure to information

@article{Liao2013BeyondTF,
  title={Beyond the filter bubble: interactive effects of perceived threat and topic involvement on selective exposure to information},
  author={Qingzi Vera Liao and Wai-Tat Fu},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2013}
}
  • Q. Liao, W. Fu
  • Published 27 April 2013
  • Psychology
  • Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
We investigated participants' preferential selection of information and their attitude moderation in an online environment. [] Key Result Overall, participants' attitudes were moderated after being exposed to diverse views, although high topic involvement led to higher resistance to such moderation. Perceived threat also weakened attitude moderation, especially for low involvement topics.

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