Burst of the Filter Bubble?

@article{Haim2018BurstOT,
  title={Burst of the Filter Bubble?},
  author={M. Haim and A. Graefe and H. Brosius},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  year={2018},
  volume={6},
  pages={330 - 343}
}
In offering personalized content geared toward users’ individual interests, recommender systems are assumed to reduce news diversity and thus lead to partial information blindness (i.e., filter bubbles). We conducted two exploratory studies to test the effect of both implicit and explicit personalization on the content and source diversity of Google News. Except for small effects of implicit personalization on content diversity, we found no support for the filter-bubble hypothesis. We did… Expand
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