A significant worry some people have about filter bubbles is whether they can affect the way people vote. The most concern comes during election periods and other major events that contribute to democracy. One such event was the Brexit vote in the UK. During the build-up to the referendum, there was heavy campaigning from both… Continue reading Bubbles and Brexit
In June 2016, the United Kingdom held a referendum on the country’s European Union membership, which had been debated about for several years prior. While it seemed likely the majority would vote to remain, 52% of the public voted to leave the EU. Three years after the initial vote and the United Kingdom have yet… Continue reading Briefly Brexit
Unless you’ve avoided all forms of social media over the last two years, you’ve probably heard of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union – aptly dubbed ‘Brexit’. The political climate of the UK has been highly publicised since the referendum was announced, and many politicians including Prime Minister David Cameron have stepped… Continue reading BreLeave in Brexit?