Busted! The truth about the 50 most common internet myths
Kettemann, M.C., & Dreyer, S.
HIIG encore | MAGAZINE ON INTERNET AND SOCIETY RESEARCH, 2019/2020, 142-146
Everybody is talking about the Internet. But don't we all move in filter bubbles and just read fake news? Are we going to let bots tell us what to think? Can data monopolies no longer be broken? And is the global South finally lost? No, no, no - and no. And yet "Internet myths", i.e. misconceptions about the impact and reality of the Internet and Internet-based communication, are very popular. However, there is a great deal of Internet research expertise and solid empirical research in Germany and around the world that could clear up the myths.