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The Guardian | 01.13.17

Self-segregation: how a personalized world is dividing Americans

danah boyd

D&S founder danah boyd’s Points piece was re-published for The Guardian. boyd looks back at the unraveling of two historical institutions through which social, racial, and class-based diversification of social networks was achieved — the US military and higher education — and asks how trends towards content personalization on social media continue to fragment Americans along ideological lines.

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