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={Q. Liao and W. Fu},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2013}
}
  • Q. Liao, W. Fu
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science, 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.Expand
61 Citations

Figures and Topics from this paper

Can you hear me now?: mitigating the echo chamber effect by source position indicators
  • 51
  • PDF
#Snowden: Understanding Biases Introduced by Behavioral Differences of Opinion Groups on Social Media
  • 17
  • PDF
Can Disputed Topic Suggestion Enhance User Consideration of Information Credibility in Web Search?
  • 13
Strongly Concentrate Web Browsing to Familiar Sources
  • PDF
Linking User Opinion Dynamics and Online Discussions
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-4 OF 4 REFERENCES
Involvement and Persuasion: Tradition Versus Integration
  • 411
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
Recent Research on Selective Exposure to Information
  • D. Frey
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Advances in Experimental Social Psychology
  • 1986
  • 690
  • Highly Influential
User Evaluation of a System for Classifying and Displaying Political Viewpoints of Weblogs
  • 25
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
The Moderating Role of Threat and Decision Context on Confirmatory Information Search After Decision
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 140, 1
  • 2011