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
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
Fatalism will not end online harassment or hate speech, both problems that need people "who care about politics and souls" to solve.
We can't measure today's progress without knowing how to measure the progress of our past.
Facebook is still trying to do something about stopping misinformation from going viral on their platform.
The most popular apps are competing against each other, sort of like a duel that's casting a shadow on the open web.
"Meet folks where they're at." — Ron Bronson on responsive organizational tenets
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Whether Comey owns either of these accounts or not, he can save himself a lot of angst by following the only important rule about using social media on the low.
Demand isn't necessarily correlated or even triggered by supply, but we don't have any studies about demand in fake news.