Friday, April 20, 2012

What FACEBOOK and GOOGLE are Hiding from world

As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy. Eli Pariser of the progressive organization MoveOn says the Internet is hiding things from us, and we don't even know it. In this TED Talk he calls out Facebook, Goggle and other corporations who are transforming the Internet to suit their corporate interests. Read Eli Pariser's book The Filter Bubble

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