Facebook study suggests a quarter of links you click on are against your own political views

Most people use social media as a daily news source. That leads to concerns about a ‘filter bubble’ – if you source most of your news from friends, will you only see information skewed to a particular ideology? According to Facebook’s newest research, conducted from July 2014 to January 2015, that may not be the case. The study, published in Science, found that most people have friends with opposing political views, and that the content in their feeds is in line with that diversity. The company says that although News Feed does push up content more in line with your…

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