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[CASCI Talk] Social Media Impact on Online News Consumption: Echo Chambers, Information Diversity, and Ideological Polarization

Tuesday, February 11th, 2019 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description There is concern that social media creates echo chambers in which homophily in online social networks and filtering by content selection algorithms combine to limit exposure to diverse viewpoints, thereby encouraging individuals to adopt more extreme ideological positions. Yet, empirical evidence regarding the […]

Call for Papers: Special Issue on “Social Media: A revolution in communication”

Technological Forecasting and Social Change – Special Issue Social Media: A revolution in communication Guest Editors:  Dr Savvas Papagiannidis, Newcastle University Business School, UK (Savvas.Papagiannidis@ncl.ac.uk) Prof Michael Bourlakis, Brunel University Business School, UK (Michael.Bourlakis@brunel.ac.uk) Although social media is a relatively new phenomenon, its roots can be traced to well-established and mature technologies and social behaviours […]