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Lexical convergence inside and across echo chambers

@article{Brugnoli2019LexicalCI,
  title={Lexical convergence inside and across echo chambers},
  author={Emanuele Brugnoli and Matteo Cinelli and Fabiana Zollo and Walter Quattrociocchi and Antonio Scala},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1903.11452}
}
Recent studies, targeting Facebook, showed the tendency of users to interact with information adhering to their preferred narrative and to ignore dissenting information. Confirmation bias seems to account for user decisions about consuming and spreading content and, at the same time, aggregation of favored information within groups of like-minded people (echo chambers) reinforces selective exposure and group polarization. To gain a deeper understanding of the perspectives of these clustered… 

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