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When It Comes To Politics, The Internet Is Closing Our Minds

When It Comes To Politics, The Internet Is Closing Our Minds

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Does the internet poison politics? It'€™s been argued that the rise of '€œpersonalization,'€ the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy access to the like-minded, have served to reinforce our pre-conceptions. Is the information bubble a myth, or is it undermining civic discourse? Is the rise of social media really broadening our world views, or narrowing them?

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