The danger of a filter bubble isnâ€™t whether itâ€™s harming political discourse, but what it meansÂ for how we communicate with the people we care about most. Many Facebook users are unaware that Facebook is even filtering their news feeds, even after the debacle of their infamous emotion study, where some users had eitherÂ happyÂ or sadÂ updates hidden from their feeds to see how it changed their own updates.
— Facebook Is Hiding Your Friends' Updates From You | Unicorn Booty
I’m now contributing to the wonderful site Unicorn Booty, and this is my first piece. There’s something very dangerous about a social media company determining what you see, even if it’s with an algorithm. Especially if it’s with an algorithm.