Auditing the Personalization and Composition of Politically-Related Search Engine Results Pages

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Code and Data

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This archive containst a README that explains the included data and its format. Note that this archive does not contain raw Google Search results from our study participants; we do not make this data public to protect their privacy, and to remain in compliance with IRB restrictions. The source code for the Chrome extension that we used to collect data from within participants' browsers is available here.

Citation

If you use this dataset, we ask that you please cite our paper as follows:

@inproceedings{ robertson-www-2018,
    author = "Ronald E. Robertson and David Lazer and Christo Wilson",
    title = {{Auditing the Personalization and Composition of Politically-Related Search Engine Results Pages}},
    booktitle = {{Proceedings of the 27th International Web Conference (WWW 2018)}},
    address = "Lyon, France",
    month = "April",
    year = "2018""
}