filter bubble

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of filter bubble

: an environment and especially an online environment in which people are exposed only to opinions and information that conform to their existing beliefs
  • As Facebook users around the world are coming to understand, some of their favorite technologies can be used against them. … People's filter bubbles are filled with carefully tailored information—and misinformation—altering their behavior and thinking, and even their votes.
  • —Elissa Redmiles

First Known Use of filter bubble

2010

in the meaning defined above

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