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- A state of intellectual isolation resulting from exposure to only highly personalized Internet content.
- Coordinate term: echo chamber
- 2020 June 16, Brooke Shelby Biggs, “Do you live in a news bubble?”, in Independent Lens:
- The other problem with algorithms is that they trap us in what is known as “filter bubbles” — the digital equivalent of an echo chamber, in which our incoming sources of information have been so customized to us that they simply confirm and reinforce what we already believe.
- For more quotations using this term, see Citations:filter bubble.
- (environment which validates a limited set of ideas and feelings): circle jerk (vulgar), echo chamber, hugbox (offensive), mutual admiration society
- ^ Eli Pariser (2011) The Filter Bubble: What The Internet Is Hiding From You, Penguin UK, →ISBN:
- They are prediction engines, constantly creating and refining a theory of who you are and what you'll do and want next. Together, these engines create a unique universe of information for each of us—what I've come to call a filter bubble—which fundamentally alters the way we encounter ideas and information.