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    • Exposure to opposing views on social media can increase political polarization. 

      Bail, Christopher A; Argyle, Lisa P; Brown, Taylor W; Bumpus, John P; Chen, Haohan; Hunzaker, MB Fallin; Lee, Jaemin; ... (10 authors) (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2018-09)
      There is mounting concern that social media sites contribute to political polarization by creating "echo chambers" that insulate people from opposing views about current events. We surveyed a large sample of Democrats and ...
    • Using Internet search data to examine the relationship between anti-Muslim and pro-ISIS sentiment in U.S. counties. 

      Bail, Christopher A; Merhout, Friedolin; Ding, Peng (Science advances, 2018-06-06)
      Recent terrorist attacks by first- and second-generation immigrants in the United States and Europe indicate that radicalization may result from the failure of ethnic integration-or the rise of intergroup prejudice in communities ...