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The Paradox of Information Access: Growing Isolation in the Age of Sharing

@article{Abdelzaher2020ThePO,
  title={The Paradox of Information Access: Growing Isolation in the Age of Sharing},
  author={Tarek Abdelzaher and Huai-zhong Ji and Jinyang Li and Chaoqi Yang and John Dellaverson and Lixia Zhang and Chao Xu and Boleslaw K. Szymanski},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2004.01967}
}
  • Tarek Abdelzaher, Huai-zhong Ji, +5 authors Boleslaw K. Szymanski
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Modern online media, such as Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, enable anyone to become an information producer and to offer online content for potentially global consumption. By increasing the amount of globally accessible real-time information, today's ubiquitous producers contribute to a world, where an individual consumes vanishingly smaller fractions of all produced content. In general, consumers preferentially select information that closely matches their individual views and values. The… CONTINUE READING

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