Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Facebook and Google / Secret Revealed
This is a really big problem. Because even though we think we are trying to keep up with everything that's going on and Google, Facebook and others are instead hiding and keeping us less and less informed.
From : http://www.tedxcuracao.com/site/videos.html
Eli Pariser: Beware Online "Filter Bubbles"
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 is on the Board President of MoveOn.org, Cofounder of Cloud Tiger Media, and Author of The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You http://www.thefilterbubble.com/