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Being reminded of your political bubble can stop you from breaking out

7 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

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Using social media is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it can connect us to many more people than we would otherwise interact with, which is great. But our choices regarding who we interact with (often amplified by a platform's algorithms) limit many of our social networks in a way that keeps us tucked within an echo chamber of people who think like us. And in that mode, our social interaction may exacerbate tribal attitudes towards people outside our groups rather than breaking down barriers.
For people studying partisan divides on various topics, there is a lot going on...
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