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Beware online "filter bubbles"

A session at TED2011

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.

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Eli Pariser

Online organizer and disorganizer, Brooklynite and Mainer, author of the NYT bestseller The Filter Bubble, and now venturing into startupland. bio from Twitter

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TED2011

United States United States, Long Beach

28th February to 4th March 2011

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