Recently there’s been a lot of justified outrage over “fake news” and the fact that many people are living in an echo chamber online.
Companies like Google use your profile to filter the results they show you, based on what they think you are most likely to click on. This is commonly known as the “Filter Bubble.”
It’s a form of corporate censorship that can be used to influence public opinion (even unintentionally), such as election outcomes and other political issues.
Want to learn more about how you are being censored? Check out the TED talk by Eli Parsier:
We don’t think someone else should decide what information you get to see!
At DuckDuckGo, we don’t put you in the “Filter Bubble.”