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Publication date: 
10/2015
Authors: 
Ancsa Aniko Hannak
David Lazer
Christo Wilson
Alan Mislove

To cope with the immense amount of content on the web, search engines often use complex algorithms to personalize search results for individual users. However, personalization of search results has led to worries about the Filter Bubble Effect, where the personalization algorithm decides that some useful information is irrelevant to the user, and thus prevents them from locating it.

Keywords: 
Search
Personalization
Geolocation
Internet Filter Bubble
Publication date: 
11/2014
Authors: 
Ancsa Aniko Hannak
David Lazer
Alan Mislove
Christo Wilson

Today, many e-commerce websites personalize their content,

including Net

ix (movie recommendations), Amazon (product

suggestions), and Yelp (business reviews). In many

cases, personalization provides advantages for users: for example,

when a user searches for an ambiguous query such as

\router," Amazon may be able to suggest the woodworking

Keywords: 
Search
Personalization
E-commerce
Price discrimination
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