Filter bubbles and fake news

@article{DiFranzo2017FilterBA,
  title={Filter bubbles and fake news},
  author={Dominic DiFranzo and Marie Joan Kristine Gloria},
  journal={XRDS: Crossroads, The ACM Magazine for Students},
  year={2017},
  volume={23},
  pages={32 - 35}
}
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