Narrow Algorithmic Searches Perpetuate Bias

People increasingly rely on search engines to answer their questions (e.g. health, financial, political). We show across multiple studies that people’s beliefs are biased by the search terms they use and although people recognize the potential for bias when prompted, they do not sufficiently correct for search engine bias.



Citation:

Eugina (Wai Lun) Leung and Oleg Urminsky (2018) ,"Narrow Algorithmic Searches Perpetuate Bias", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 0-0.

Authors

Eugina (Wai Lun) Leung, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Oleg Urminsky, University of Chicago, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46 | 2018



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