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Our information environment only supports the notions already acquired.

Our information environment only supports the notions already acquired. Our information environment only supports the notions already acquired.
The Filter Bubble
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The Filter Bubble
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The filter bubble tends to dramatically amplify confirmation bias—in a way, it’s designed to. Consuming information that conforms to our ideas of the world is easy and pleasurable; consuming information that challenges us to think in new ways or question our assumptions is frustrating and difficult. This is why partisans of one political stripe tend not to consume the media of another. As a result, an information environment built on click signals will favor content that supports our existing notions about the world over content that challenges them.

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