“If I change my opinion, I’m weak” – Interview with Eva Sollie from EQ Institute about social media filter bubbles

¬†Why are some of us more susceptible to filter bubbles and radicalization on social media? That’s what I talk about with Emotional Intelligence therapist Eva Sollie from the EQ Institute. Feel free to listen to part of our conversation. (Norwegian)

 

 

Bursting the Filter Bubble – latest update

I’ve been studying the filter bubble effect for quite a while now and will publish an article about it in Norwegian newspaper some weeks from now. It’s an incredibly complex yet fascinating topic.

Bursting the filter bubble require technical skills – to reach the news feeds of those who are in a radicalized filter bubble – as well as skills in emotional intelligence to send a message which might make them reconsider. And there is an aspect of citizenship – whose responsibility is the filter bubble? Is it up to corporations like Google and facebook to solve this problem? Is it the job of politicians? Or do we private citizens need to make an effort?

Anyway, here’s an update on what I’ve been working on.

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