Montag, 10. Dezember 2012

The strength of weak ties II: Response

The Facebook data team responds to the "filter bubble" topic, and publishes insights about the diffusion of information in Facebook.

"Today, Facebook is publishing a study that disproves some hoary conventional wisdom about the Web. According to this new research, the online echo chamber doesn’t exist."

Read the entire story (highly recommended) here.

The strength of weak ties I: The online "filter bubble"

Related to todays lecture on the strength of weak ties: Eli Pariser talking about hidden filters and algorithms used to select content in social media like Facebook.