Fake news and ideological polarization

  title={Fake news and ideological polarization},
  author={Dominic Spohr},
  journal={Business Information Review},
  pages={150 - 160}
  • Dominic Spohr
  • Published 23 August 2017
  • Sociology
  • Business Information Review
This article addresses questions of ideological polarization and the filter bubble in social media. It develops a theoretical analysis of ideological polarization on social media by considering a range of relevant factors. Over recent years, fake news and the effect of the social media filter bubble have become of increasing importance both in academic and general discourse. The article reviews the assumption that algorithmic curation and personalization systems place users in a filter bubble… 

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