Bursting your (filter) bubble: strategies for promoting diverse exposure

@inproceedings{Resnick2013BurstingY,
  title={Bursting your (filter) bubble: strategies for promoting diverse exposure},
  author={Paul Resnick and R. Kelly Garrett and Travis Kriplean and Sean A Munson and Natalie Jomini Stroud},
  booktitle={CSCW '13},
  year={2013}
}
Broadcast media are declining in their power to decide which issues and viewpoints will reach large audiences. But new information filters are appearing, in the guise of recommender systems, aggregators, search engines, feed ranking algorithms, and the sites we bookmark and the people and organizations we choose to follow on Twitter. Sometimes we explicitly choose our filters; some we hardly even notice. Critics worry that, collectively, these filters will isolate people in information bubbles… 
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