For all its talk of a more connected world, Facebook has a tendency to silo us—its users—into feedback loops, those spheres of information where we’re rarely subjected to views that differ from our own.
Never was this phenomenon more pronounced than in the months leading up to the 2016 election, when it sometimes seemed as if people were living in entirely different, ideology-driven realities.
This interactive tool using analysis from the Wall Street Journal does a good job of illustrating how people with different viewpoints might inhabit completely different media worlds.
But you don’t have to submit entirely to Facebook’s take on the news. Below are some ways to hack your feed for a more well-rounded online experience. Read more…