Bias in algorithmic filtering and personalization

  title={Bias in algorithmic filtering and personalization},
  author={E. Bozdag},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
  • E. Bozdag
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Ethics and Information Technology
  • Online information intermediaries such as Facebook and Google are slowly replacing traditional media channels thereby partly becoming the gatekeepers of our society. To deal with the growing amount of information on the social web and the burden it brings on the average user, these gatekeepers recently started to introduce personalization features, algorithms that filter information per individual. In this paper we show that these online services that filter information are not merely… CONTINUE READING
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