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Emma Grey Ellis / Wired:
A look at how scientific experts debunk “lifestyle” misinformation and bad science on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube   —  A lot of the hacks and diets on social media are bogus, or even dangerous.  These fact-checkers are using YouTube and Instagram to battle bad info.
Nov 14, 2019, 4:50 AM - In context

Paris Martineau / Wired:
New report says the proliferation of right-wing content on YouTube is driven by both supply and demand rather than the platform's recommendation algorithm   —  In a new report, Penn State political scientists say that it's not the recommendation engine, but the communities that form around right-wing content.
Oct 24, 2019, 5:50 PM - In context

Peter Rubin / Wired:
A behind-the-scenes look at Ron Moore's For All Mankind, launching on Apple TV+ on November 1, for which Moore pitched Apple a detailed map of seven seasons   —  With Ron Moore's space-race drama For All Mankind, Apple is betting on marquee names and lush production to get its TV+ service off the ground.
Oct 24, 2019, 2:25 AM - In context

Francesca Tripodi / Wired:
By using SEO terms like “crisis actor” gamed by right-wing media pubs, conservatives populate search results with unsubstantiated and conspiratorial views   —  Opinion: From “crisis actor” to “collusion hoax,” conservatives use SEO terms gamed by right-wing media outlets, propelling a polarized internet.
Oct 15, 2019, 4:00 AM - In context

Steven Levy / Wired:
Dave Willner, who helped put together Facebook's content standards over a decade ago, says its exemption of politicians' hate speech is “cowardice”   —  Dave Willner helped put together Facebook's content standards over a decade ago.  He's not happy with the company's exceptions for politicians.
Oct 1, 2019, 6:15 AM - In context

Brian Barrett / Wired:
A grand jury indicts eight people for allegedly running two of the largest US illegal streaming sites, Jetflicks and iStreamItAll, that touted 37,000+ paid subs   —  In a sweeping indictment, the feds came down hard on Jetflicks and iStreamItAll, which allegedly crossed a very important line.
Sep 2, 2019, 4:45 PM - In context

Antonia Hitchens / Wired:
Profile of Carla Engelbrecht, the director of product innovation at Netflix, whose experiments with interactive kids programs were a precursor to Bandersnatch   —  EARLIER THIS YEAR, Carla Engelbrecht flew to Phoenix, sat on the couch in a stranger's living room, and observed the stranger watching …
Aug 24, 2019, 8:40 PM - In context

Emiliano Mellino / WIRED UK:
Former staffers describe a fear-driven workplace at Culture Trip, a fast-growing UK media startup, which has raised $100M and claims 18M monthly uniques   —  Culture Trip has raised $100 million and claims millions of visitors a month.  Former staff members paint a less than perfect picture …
Jul 29, 2019, 10:30 AM - In context

Brian Barrett / Wired:
Loss of ebooks bought in Microsoft's book section is a reminder that digital rights management is defective by design as goods don't really belong to the buyer   —  YOUR ITUNES MOVIES, your Kindle books—they're not really yours.  You don't own them.  You've just bought a license that allows …
Jul 2, 2019, 7:25 AM - In context

Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Critics question Alphabet's Jigsaw subsidiary's decision to hire a disinformation vendor to run a campaign during research into state-sponsored disinformation   —  FOR MORE THAN two years, the notion of social media disinformation campaigns has conjured up images of Russia's Internet Research Agency …
Jun 14, 2019, 10:10 AM - In context

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