Lecture by Dr. German Neumbaum on filter bubbles (Computational Social Systems)

12/12/2019
 

Creating our own filters? The genesis of (politically) homogenous communication spaces in digital networks

12.12.2019

17:30 – 19:00 Uhr

Theaterplatz 14, Raum 303

The lecture will present the phenomenon Echo Chambers / Filter Bubbles and the empirical evidence on this, as well as methods for tackling the problem and raising theoretical questions for the future. The lecture will be held in English.


Dr. German Neubaum heads the interdisciplinary junior research group "Digital Citizenship in Network Technologies (DICINT): The emergence of opinion-based homogeneity in online networks and their impact on social participation processes" at the University of Duisburg-Essen.