Corpus ID: 211068675

Public discourse and social network echo chambers driven by socio-cognitive biases

  title={Public discourse and social network echo chambers driven by socio-cognitive biases},
  author={X. Wang and Shaoting Tang and Zhiming Zheng and Feng Fu},
  • X. Wang, Shaoting Tang, +1 author Feng Fu
  • Published 2020
  • Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • In recent years, social media has increasingly become an important platform for political campaigns, especially elections. It remains elusive how exactly public discourse is driven by the intricate interplay between individual socio-cognitive biases, dueling campaign efforts, and social media platforms. We examine this complex socio-political process by integrating observed retweet networks from the 2016 political networks with an agent-based model of political opinion formation and network… CONTINUE READING

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