How the Internet influences our democracy
When lies become truth - about filter bubbles, social bots and sock puppets and how we are manipulated on the internet.
Important terms explained briefly.
Filter bubbles lead to receiving information online that corresponds only to one’s own opinion. They arise from algorithms that analyze the activities of users on the internet and pre-select content accordingly. Through this mechanism, other arguments and perspectives are left out, which are important for forming one's own opinion.
Get out of the bubble
Get out of the filter bubble - find out how the algorithm determines what you see on the net.
You need help? Find organisations here that you can turn to. Also, if you want to take action yourself.