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Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Britannica Insights Chrome extension offers snippets from the encyclopedia to accompany Google's featured snippet results   —  IN JANUARY 2014, Google made a fundamental change to its search product: It started showing answers to user queries directly in so-called snippets, no further clicks required.
Jun 10, 2018, 8:25 AM - In context

Robbie Gonzalez / Wired:
Facebook will give researchers encrypted laptops to access Facebook's data and publish findings without pre-approval, in push to prevent abuse during elections   —  FACEBOOK IS KEEPING a close eye on misinformation in the lead-up to 2018's elections.  Which elections, exactly?
May 30, 2018, 7:20 AM - In context

Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Q&A with members of Facebook's team to fight fake news on enforcing community standards, financial motivations of false news posts, and reduction of clickbait   —  On Monday, I sat down with nine members of the team at Facebook fighting fake news: Eduardo Ariño de la Rubia …
May 26, 2018, 10:00 PM - In context

Nicholas Thompson / Wired:
Facebook outlines new steps to combat false news: request for academic proposals to study it on Facebook, release of a 12-minute film, and news literacy program   —  NEWS FEED, THE algorithm that powers the core of Facebook, resembles a giant irrigation system for the world's information.
May 23, 2018, 1:20 PM - In context

Jessi Hempel / Wired:
A look at the history of Facebook's project, which it says has brought 100M online, from its 2013 debut to Free Basics   —  Five years ago Mark Zuckerberg debuted a bold, humanitarian vision of global internet.  It didn't go as planned—forcing Facebook to reckon with the limits of its own ambition.
May 18, 2018, 12:15 PM - In context

Andrew Rice / Wired:
Profile of the FCC chairman Ajit Pai, a nerdy conservative ideologue reviled by some and cast as a hero by others for orchestrating net neutrality repeal   —  IN MARCH, AJIT Pai, the 45-year-old chair of the Federal Communications Commission, took to the internet—a community he joyfully inhabits …
May 17, 2018, 3:40 AM - In context

Scott Bay / Wired:
How filmmakers could use machine learning, trained on data from prior box office hits, to predict a movie's success by understanding what motivates moviegoers   —  Like, for example, Avengers: Infinity War, which made a record-breaking $258 million at the domestic box office last weekend …
May 5, 2018, 5:10 AM - In context

Erin Griffith / Wired:
Pandora study finds that too many ads can push users to subscribe, but not enough to compensate for lost ad revenue from those listening less due to more ads   —  AT BEST, ADVERTISING is something people tolerate while consuming media.  At worst, it's a turnoff.
May 4, 2018, 1:35 AM - In context

Brian Barrett / Wired:
Moviepass resurrects $10 “unlimited” subscription, letting people see a movie a day, and CEO says company is committed to keeping the plan; $8 option remains   —  SOME GOOD NEWS for once: After a two-week hiatus, the MoviePass unlimited subscription—the one that lets you see a movie a day …
May 2, 2018, 3:20 PM - In context

Angela Watercutter / Wired:
A look at some VR entries at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and how they are using the tech to shed light on political topics in the Trump era   —  Meeting a Monster is incredibly painful.  It's supposed to be.  Created using audio recordings and re-enactments, the virtual reality experience recounts …
Apr 22, 2018, 11:25 AM - In context

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