The Promise and Perils of Technology: Filter Bubbles and You, 1st Edition

  • Carol Hand
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508188262
  • ISBN-13: 9781508188261
  • DDC: 025.5
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This insightful resource introduces readers to filter bubbles and explains how they form during social media use. It discusses their pros and cons, ethical implications, and how they affect individuals and society. Topics of interest to teens include cyberbullying and types of information collected by social media platforms. This volume thoughtfully considers likely future changes in filter bubbles, how they might be popped by individuals, and improvements planned by social media platforms such as Google and Facebook.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Making Sense of Filter Bubbles.
2: How Filter Bubbles Work.
3: The Pros and Cons of Filter Bubbles.
4: The Ethics of Filter Bubbles.
5: Popping the Filter Bubble.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.