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TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

By Linda C. Joseph - Posted Nov 15, 2011
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For November 15, 2011: In a recent workshop given by Kathy Orr , library media specialist from Olentangy Liberty High School in Ohio, she discusses "filter bubbles" and how they affect searching on the Internet. To learn more about this fascinating concept, watch the video Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter bubbles." He demonstrates how individual searching and viewing habits can dramatically affect searches as Web service companies strive to tailor search results to personal tastes. The "filter bubble" can limit information. This is a must see video for educators.

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