A newsletter curated by the iterative wisdom of Friendster

I never thought the evolution of Friendster would be a newsletter product, but here we are, and it's wonderful. 

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Google’s search update is a moment of clarity, not catch-up

Google is updating how it curates your search results [Google blog], with a focus on highlighting trending news and localized content on mobile. While they seem to be prioritizing the "follow" option for topical interests, here's what I found the most interesting from its announcement: Diversifying content in News: "News stories may have multiple viewpoints from … Continue reading Google’s search update is a moment of clarity, not catch-up

A framework for understanding fake news 

The Wikimedia Foundation (which operates Wikipedia and its associated community projects like Creative Commons) funded new research into the supply and distribution of misinformation, fake news and falsified content.  The research provides a helpful framework that makes it easier to discuss this complex and tricky topic. The representative chart below divides trends of fake news … Continue reading A framework for understanding fake news