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How Custimization is hurting web search results...
« on: May 22, 2011, 08:33:21 PM »
http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/05/22/pariser.filter.bubble/index.html?hpt=C1

On the front page of CNN.  I love this.

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It would be one thing if all this customization were just about targeted advertising. But personalization isn't just shaping what we buy. For a quickly rising percentage of us, personalized news feeds like Facebook are becoming a primary news source. Thirty-six percent of Americans under 30 get their news through social networking sites.

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Re: How Custimization is hurting web search results...
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2012, 09:45:44 AM »
Just seen a piece in todays Telegraph about it all too, referencing Parisers TED talk. It was buried back on p 35, but at least they ran it