The Filter Bubble: What The Internet Is Hiding From You

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Penguin Books Limited, 12.05.2011 - 304 Seiten

Imagine a world where all the news you see is defined by your salary, where you live, and who your friends are. Imagine a world where you never discover new ideas. And where you can't have secrets.

Welcome to 2011.

Google and Facebook are already feeding you what they think you want to see. Advertisers are following your every click. Your computer monitor is becoming a one-way mirror, reflecting your interests and reinforcing your prejudices.

The internet is no longer a free, independent space. It is commercially controlled and ever more personalised. The Filter Bubble reveals how this hidden web is starting to control our lives - and shows what we can do about it.

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A very scary book about the hold that large tech companies have over you and your data! Large companies see you as a source of advertising income, and that anything that you thing that you own, they feel that they have a claim on. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

While this undoubtedly an important book, I couldn't shake the feeling that I was reading a five year old book about the internet, which in internet years, is really about 35 years old. I mean, there ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2011)

Eli Pariser is a pioneer in online campaigning. He helped start Avaaz.org, one of the world's largest citizen organizations, and is now President of the five-million member MoveOn.org. He's a Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. He has written for the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal.

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