Busted! The truth about the 50 most common internet myths

Author: Kettemann, M.C., & Dreyer, S.
Published in: HIIG encore | MAGAZINE ON INTERNET AND SOCIETY RESEARCH, VOLUME 2019/2020, 142-146
Year: 2020
Type: Other publications

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.

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Matthias C. Kettemann, PD, Mag., Dr., LL.M.

Assoziierter Forscher: Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow-Institut