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Scientists blame you for limited political viewpoints in your Facebook feed

Scientists blame you for limited political viewpoints in your Facebook feed

People who use social networking sites like Facebook to "curate" the news they see wind up reading stories that largely fit their worldview and rarely challenge their beliefs or broaden their perspectives, according to a new study. That's not entirely because your Facebook news feed is pandering to you, the study authors found. Even more powerful are the choices we make as individuals within a social network. People who rely on a social networking site for their news click more often on articles that appear to cater to what they already know and think, and less often choose to view suggested content that would carry them out of their comfort zone. When it comes to...

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