Echo Chambers and its Contributions


One of the most innovative breakthroughs was the Internet in 1983. Ever since its explosive growth, it has brought profound changes to our lives. It has revolutionized and transformed the way we communicate, share information and data, and how we deal with everyday decisions.  As of 2021, there are over 4.66 billion active internet users that rapidly disseminate and circulate information across the globe within seconds, connecting users all over the world. We are now more connected than we have ever been in the history of human mankind. The famous, now-deceased scientist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking once mentioned how the internet has connected all of us, like neurons in a giant brain. Forming one immeasurable and extensive network that acts as a single brain, disseminating petabytes of information every single day and connecting users (synapses) from all over the world. This creates a form of unity and homogeneity throughout the planet. While the internet has paved the way as the “great unifier” of humanity, today the internet has given way to dangerous unforeseen