a room or other enclosed space that amplifies and reflects sound, generally used for broadcasting or recording echos or hollow sound effects: an open-air echo chamber;The hallway is a giant echo chamber.
an environment in which the same opinions are repeatedly voiced and promoted, so that people are not exposed to opposing views: an online echo chamber;We need to move beyond the echo chamber of our network to understand diverse perspectives.
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How to use echo chamber in a sentence
Problems like network latency or lag can cause negative effects like the dreaded robot voice or echo chamber without warning.Google’s new Green Room feature gets you camera-ready before video meetings | Stan Horaczek | February 8, 2021 | Popular-Science
They fostered an ideological echo chamber, boosting one another’s ideas and pushing new or more moderate users further into the extreme.TheDonald’s owner speaks out on why he finally pulled plug on hate-filled site | Craig Timberg, Drew Harwell | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
So there are lots of these people who truly believe it, not because they saw anything with their own eyes but because they’ve emerged as politicians in that type of echo chamber.The GOP’s existential crisis, explained by a former Republican Congress member | Sean Illing | January 15, 2021 | Vox
The insurrection was a product of a circular and self-sustaining echo chamber of false political claims, propaganda from openly partisan media outlets, conspiracy theories and disinformation that has been escalating — largely unchecked — for years.No, viral video doesn’t show police removing barriers for Capitol rioters — and other news literacy lessons on insurrection | Valerie Strauss | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
They’re leading people into echo chambers and that doesn’t serve anyone, just the companies.Marketing Briefing: The next weeks ‘will be tense’: Marketers brace for more social unrest | Kristina Monllos | January 12, 2021 | Digiday
Today, talk radio hosts and online echo-chamber pundits send talking points to politicians.Pew Study: Americans Are Self-Segregating Amid Proliferating Partisan Media | John Avlon | October 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This is a story about the toxicity of the right-wing echo chamber.The Right-Wing Crusade Against KStew: How Fear Factories Like Breitbart and Fox Distort News | Marlow Stern | October 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The phrase became part of the lexicon and the media became like an echo chamber.
Stoke with talk-radio demagogues and the internet echo chamber.The South Has Indeed Risen Again and It’s Called the Tea Party | Jack Schwartz | December 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
If the freakout is contained within the cable-news echo chamber, we will all be better off.Five Things You Need to Know About the Health-Care Exchange Rollout | William O’Connor | October 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The room, apparently, was designed on the acoustical principle of an echo chamber or a drum.Tangle Hold | F. L. Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for echo chamber
a room with walls that reflect sound. It is used to make acoustic measurements and as a source of reverberant sound to be mixed with direct sound for recording or broadcasting: Also called: reverberation chamber
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