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Facebook and the Digital Virus Called Fake News
Hoaxes are not just bouncing around among conspiracy theorists; candidates and elected officials are sharing them, too.
Upworthy Traffic Gets Crushed
In November, viral-content-for-a-cause site...
"Read" in Facebook - It's Not a Button, So Be Careful What You Click! - ReadWrite
While the focus of today's Facebook announcements was the new Timeline profile, the Read, Watch, Listen media sharing apps have generated a lot of interest too. These so-called "social apps" haven't been widely launched yet, but you can get a sense of what they will do by adding a couple of brand new newspaper social apps to your Facebook…
Carrot Flop: Twitter CEO Costolo Finds Lack of Woman on Board Is No Joking Matter
Two men fight over women, of course.
Why Snapchat And Apple Don't Have A Fake News Problem
Being a control freak pays off. "It’s impossible for somebody to go rogue in Discover."
On Snapchat, the name of the game is projecting authenticity, not racking up faves, and the rules of the game are enforced in the way the app is designed. Snapchat profiles do not display a follower count or even let users know how many followers they have. Plus, it’s hard to go viral when you can’t pass around a link to an individual’s post.
Facebook's 'fake news' labels under fire from the right
As Facebook introduces "fake news" warning labels, the social network faces a fundamental problem: Some of its users don't trust the fact-checkers.
Mark Zuckerberg - On News Feed's 10th birthday, I want to... | Facebook
I spend a lot of time thinking about how to make Facebook a place for all ideas. Some of what we're up against is human nature -- biases that existed long before the internet. But by giving people access to more information and helping promote diversity and a plurality of opinions, we can build stronger communities.
Research shows that we all have psychological bias that makes us tune out information that doesn't fit with our model of the world. It's human nature to gravitate towards people who think like we do.
New York Times, WSJ Subscriptions Surge After Election
At the Times, new print and digital subscriptions have risen at four times their normal rate since election day.