Filter Bubble is a concept developed by Internet activist Eli Pariser in his book by the same name. This was used to describe the phenomenon in which websites use algorithms to selectively guess what information a particular user might like to see based on the information pertaining to the user such as location, past click behavior, and search history.
Facebook displays things you ‘Like’ or prefer to read on friends’ pages, Google personally tailors your search queries, and Yahoo News and Google News customize the news for you. Read more »
Rumor has it that Eli Pariser author of “The Filter Bubble” is speaking at the Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference 2012 – Other speakers include people from the BBC, Microsoft, former head of SEO for the Chicago Tribune, Yahoo! and more. For more information and to monitor progress go to www.rimc.is/en/.
Here you can see Eli Pariser speak at TED.
The popularity of Internet as a medium of communication and source of information has surged in the recent years and this has also affected the use of digital marketing to woo customers. Businesses today are using a variety of digital distribution channels to reach their customers in a timely, relevant, personal and cost effective manner. Direct emails, Facebook, Twitter, and the apps on smartphone and digital tablets are some of the channels in which brands are effectively connecting with customers. Read more »