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Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
Profile of Tow Center's Jonathan Albright, whose research has helped break some of the biggest stories about misinformation and how it moves across the web   —  Buried in media scholar Jonathan Albright's research was proof of a massive political misinformation campaign.
Jul 19, 2018, 5:40 PM - In context

Emily Dreyfuss / Wired:
ThinkProgress founder and EIC Judd Legum explains why he is leaving his current job to launch a paid political newsletter Popular Information   —  ONE OF THE few things people agree on in 2018 is that the news industry is broken.  The old business models don't work.
Jul 15, 2018, 8:05 AM - In context

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Twitter says over the next week it will adjust users' follower counts to no longer include locked accounts, dropping Twitter's combined follower count by ~6%   —  Perhaps a healthier Twitter is one with smaller follower counts—even if that comes as a blow to your ego.  That's what the company is hoping, anyway.
Jul 11, 2018, 3:45 PM - In context

Issie Lapowsky / Wired:
YouTube says it will invest $25M in grants to news organizations looking to expand video operations as part of Google's larger $300M Google News Initiative   —  FOLLOWING A YEAR in which YouTube has repeatedly promoted conspiracy theory videos during breaking news events like the shootings in Parkland …
Jul 9, 2018, 6:15 PM - In context

Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Q&A with Chris Cox, Facebook's product chief across all its platforms, on free speech, working with fact checkers, Instagram's toxic comments filter, regulation   —  CHRIS COX HAS long been the chief product officer for Facebook.  He has also recently been promoted to run product at WhatsApp …
Jul 6, 2018, 4:25 PM - In context

Timothy McLaughlin / Wired:
How Facebook focused on Myanmar's exploding connectivity, ignored hate speech warnings before 2014 riots, and can still take days to respond to emergencies   —  The riots wouldn't have happened without Facebook.  —  ON THE THE evening of July 2, 2014 a swelling mob of hundreds …
Jul 6, 2018, 2:10 PM - In context

Renee DiResta / Wired:
A look at how “keyword voids”, social recommendations, and paid promotions can lead to tragic misinformation in top search results for health-related queries   —  IN THE FIRST few hours of a newborn's life, doctors administer a vitamin K shot.  This is because infants …
Jul 6, 2018, 4:25 AM - In context

Tarleton Gillespie / Wired:
US Congress needs to reform Section 230 safe harbor provision because it is based on early ideals of the open web and wasn't designed for social media platforms   —  Content moderation is hard.  This should be obvious, but it's easily forgotten.  It is resource intensive and relentless …
Jun 27, 2018, 11:35 PM - In context

K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
An overview of the EU's proposed new copyright law that will require internet platforms to automatically filter uploaded content, ahead of Wednesday's vote   —  A proposed new European copyright law could make memes illegal and threaten the future of the internet as we know it.  Time to panic?
Jun 19, 2018, 4:45 AM - In context

Katherine Maher / WIRED UK:
As tech firms like Facebook and Google lean more on Wikipedia to fight disinformation, Wikimedia Foundation says they should do more to support the site   —  If big tech companies are going to use Wikipedia as a resource, they should better support its important work, says the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation
Jun 18, 2018, 6:20 AM - In context

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