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Google and the Digital Divide: The Bias of Online Knowledge by Elad Segev

By Elad Segev

priceless to students and scholars within the fields of media and verbal exchange, politics and know-how, this booklet outlines the numerous function of se's usually and Google particularly in widening the electronic divide among contributors, agencies and states. It makes use of cutting edge equipment and study ways to evaluate and illustrate the electronic divide by means of evaluating the preferred seek queries in Google and Yahoo in several international locations in addition to analysing a number of the biases in Google information and Google Earth. the various reports built and provided during this booklet supply quite a few symptoms of the expanding customisation and popularisation mechanisms hired through well known se's, which including “organising the world’s details” unavoidably additionally accentuate details inequalities and make stronger advertisement and US-centric priorities and agendas.

  • Develops an intensive ancient research of data, strength and the electronic divide
  • Provides new social and political views to appreciate se's more often than not and Google in particular
  • Suggests unique the way to examine and investigate the electronic divide in addition to the level of commercialisation and Americanisation worldwide

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