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James Vincent / The Verge:
Four European Wikipedia sites are blocking access and directing users to contact their EU representatives on March 21 to protest the copyright directive   —  Sites including Reddit, Twitch, and PornHub are also encouraging users in the EU to contact local politicians
Mar 21, 2019, 9:20 AM - In context

Brian Gallagher / Nautilus:
Q&A with James Evans, a computational scientist, and Misha Teplitskiy, a post-doc fellow at Harvard, on filter bubbles and political diversity on Wikipedia   —  A lesson in how to break out of filter bubbles.  —  In 2013, James Evans, a University of Chicago sociologist and computational scientist …
Mar 16, 2019, 3:40 PM - In context

Ashley Feinberg / HuffPost:
Axios and NBC confirm they have hired an editor to suggest changes to their Wikipedia entries; the editor has also worked for a Facebook PR firm and Nextdoor   —  Executives at the news company Axios were outwardly unperturbed when Jonathan Swan, one of the Politico-for-kids site's star reporters …
Mar 14, 2019, 5:55 PM - In context

Alfred Ng / CNET:
Alphabet's Jigsaw releases Tune, a Chrome extension that filters out “toxic” comments on Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Disqus using its Perspective AI   —  The comments sections of websites bring out the best and worst of the internet — engaging insights are often found right next to enraging insults.
Mar 12, 2019, 5:05 PM - In context

Interview with Dan Porter, CEO of the sports media company Overtime, on why owning distribution doesn't matter, revenue sources, and fostering user communities   —  Don't listen to the conventional wisdom about relying on Instagram or Snapchat, Porter says — just go where your audience is.
Mar 9, 2019, 6:15 PM - In context

Alison Weissbrot / AdExchanger:
Product manager says Google is building a podcast app and hopes to surface podcasts in search results by using speech-to-text to understand audio content   —  Google, a sleeping giant in the podcast space, is starting to open its eyes and stretch.  —  Since launching its native podcast app …
Mar 8, 2019, 7:05 PM - In context

Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed News:
YouTube has started rolling out a feature, in India, that shows info panels with fact checks on search result pages for topics prone to misinformation   —  YouTube will start showing “information panels” — boxes of text that provide debunks from YouTube's verified fact-checking partners …
Mar 7, 2019, 11:55 AM - In context

Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed News:
YouTube says it will remove ads on anti-vaccine videos, launches info panel below anti-vaccine videos that links to the Wikipedia page for “vaccine hesitancy”   —  YouTube on Friday said it would prevent channels that promote anti-vax content from running advertising …
Feb 22, 2019, 10:00 PM - In context

Investigation finds that YouTube is promoting anti-vaccine misinformation in search results and recommendations   —  Facebook, under pressure from lawmakers and in the midst of a national measles outbreak, says it's working to prevent anti-vaccination content from being algorithmically recommended to users.
Feb 21, 2019, 5:55 AM - In context

Kevin Roose / New York Times:
For YouTube, curbing misinformation on its platform may mean punishing some of its stars, a step it's not shown it can broadly take, despite recent policy shift   —  Last month, the YouTube star Shane Dawson uploaded his new project: a 104-minute documentary, “Conspiracy Theories With Shane Dawson.”
Feb 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - In context




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