DuckDuckGo measured Google's "filter bubble" problem:
– most participants saw results unique to them
– Google included links for some participants that it did not include for others, even when logged out and in private browsing mode
– results within the news and videos infoboxes also varied significantly
– private browsing mode and being logged out of Google offered very little filter bubble protection
@infosechandbook It's almost like our browsers give websites so much information that they can recognize our habits and desires. And those who sell advertising will do anything to continue that ability, and stifle privacy.
I wonder how much the filter bubble changes when we visit such creepy sites through Tor or anonimizing VPNs.
mastodon.at is a microblogging site that federates with most instances on the Fediverse.