Factors in Recommending Contrarian Content on Social Media

Abstract

Polarization is a troubling phenomenon that can lead to societal divisions and hurt the democratic process. It is therefore important to develop methods to reduce it. We propose an algorithmic solution to the problem of reducing polarization. The core idea is to expose users to content that challenges their point of view, with the hope broadening their… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/3091478.3091515

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@inproceedings{Garimella2017FactorsIR, title={Factors in Recommending Contrarian Content on Social Media}, author={Venkata Rama Kiran Garimella and Gianmarco De Francisci Morales and Aristides Gionis and Michael Mathioudakis}, booktitle={WebSci}, year={2017} }