Issie Lapowsky and Nicholas Thompson, Wired, March 6th, 2019 https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-zuckerberg-privacy-pivot/ If there’s one choice that Facebook has made repeatedly over the past 15 years, it’s been to prioritize growth over privacy. Users were consistently encouraged to make more of their information public than they were comfortable with. The settings to make things public were always […]
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Trends in the Diffusion of Misinformation on Social Media Three researchers, Allcott, Hunt & Gentzkow, Matthew & Yu, Chuan just published this article. The authors took a look at 569 sites previously identified as sources of fake news from January 2015 to July 2018.  They measured the volume of Facebook engagements and Twitter shares for […]
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