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The Problem With Facebook's "Polarization" Study

New research from Facebook shows that users are more likely to see stories in their New Feeds that support their political views. Yet, Social Media Collective blogger Christian Sandvig takes issue with the findings because, among other reasons, Facebook "only counted users self-reporting their ideological affiliation. We would expect that people who are given the choice of what news they want to read will select sources they tend to agree with.”

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