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Filter bubbles on digital social media and opinion formation (Alg-opinion)


Coordination centre(s)

Engage - Research Center for Publicness in Contemporary Communication.

Description

ALG-OPINION is interested in the effects of "filter bubbles" or "information bubbles" on opinion formation. This research aims to study the effects of different types of algorithms and interfaces in order to give the expression "information bubble" a solid empirical and conceptual basis - in the hope of making it a lever for public and media action.

Director(s)

Dufrasne Marie.

Keywords

Filter bubbles / Appropriation of technologies / Media education / Algorithms / Opinion.

Research staff

Heidi Mercenier, Victor Wiard.

Collaboration(s)

UCLouvain.