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After The Election, Boston Tech Tries To Bridge Online Political Divide10:12
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Tech companies in Boston are coming up with ideas about how to bring people from different political perspectives together on social media. (L.G. Patterson/AP)
Tech companies in Boston are coming up with ideas about how to bring people from different political perspectives together on social media. (L.G. Patterson/AP)

Social media can be politically polarizing. This past presidential election proved that. We connect with like minded people online, they serve up content we might like, algorithms filter the churn to favor stuff that you'll "engage" with...

But, can technology also help depolarize our country?

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Asma Khalid, WBUR reporter and leader of BostonomiX, which tweets @bostonomix. Asma tweets @asmamk.

This segment aired on March 30, 2017.

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