Analyses | Innovation and technology development | 2014-10-15 | HKET

Why you got unfriended?

News about the recent occupy movement has not only drawn people’s attention, but also dominated various social media platforms. The Centre’s weekly analysis examines how the algorithmic filtering and business model of social media alter the free flow of information. It highlights that customising news feeds may intensify political polarisation and tear society apart.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.