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Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Google, YouTube, and Facebook don't find misinformation and hoaxes quickly enough after tragedies, may need breaking news teams to scan for misleading content   —  In the first hours after last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas, my colleague Ryan Broderick noticed something peculiar …
Feb 22, 2018, 8:10 PM - In context

Adrian Chen / New Yorker:
A reluctant expert on the Internet Research Agency examines how his statements get used by partisans, just as they used the tweets from Facebook's Rob Goldman   —  Whenever the Internet Research Agency is in the news, I get a sinking feeling in my stomach.  I was one of the first U.S. journalists …
Feb 22, 2018, 5:20 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Doctored screenshots of a Miami Herald story about a school shooting threat appeared to circulate via Snapchat, which has previously seen virtually no fake news   —  First, it was imposter tweets.  Now, someone is making fake screenshots of a Miami Herald story about school threats following last week's mass shooting.
Feb 22, 2018, 3:25 PM - In context

Daniel Funke / Poynter:
Facebook's tool for fact-checking partners only lets them flag links, not videos or memes; Facebook says it's working on a way to add images to the tool   —  On social media, fake memes are everywhere.  And on Facebook, they're not being met with the full force of the tools available for other dubious content.
Feb 22, 2018, 1:10 PM - In context

At Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, student journalists are in a unique position to report on the events as they toe the line between journalism and activism   —  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School can be see on February 17, 2018 in Parkland, Florida.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Feb 22, 2018, 11:35 AM - In context

Steven Hsieh / The Stranger:
Newsweek retracts a story based on a blog called Unhack the Vote that blamed Senator Al Franken's resignation on an alt-right bot network   —  On Monday, Newsweek published a story titled, “How An Alt-Right Bot Network Took Down Al Franken.”  Relying heavily on a blog called Unhack the Vote …
Feb 22, 2018, 9:10 AM - In context

Matt Novak / Gizmodo:
Twitter issues statement saying its tools and rules are apolitical, after a number of conservative Twitter users lost thousands of followers during bot purge   —  Twitter suspended thousands of accounts overnight and conservatives on the platform aren't happy about it.
Feb 21, 2018, 11:40 PM - In context

How lies about Parkland student David Hogg have spread online, fueled by forums like 4chan, media distrust, and YouTube's algorithms to increase watch time   —  David Hogg, 17, went from Florida high school student to mass shooting survivor to telegenic advocate for gun-control laws in a few days.
Feb 21, 2018, 9:25 PM - In context

Yoel Roth / Twitter:
Twitter's updated API will limit users from performing simultaneous actions across multiple accounts and using automation; gives developers until 3/23 to comply   —  Keeping Twitter safe and free from spam is a top priority for us.  One of the most common spam violations we see is the use …
Feb 21, 2018, 6:45 PM - In context

Cristiano Lima / Politico:
Gateway Pundit's Jim Hoft was pulled from social media censorship panel at CPAC after Gateway Pundit shared theories without evidence about shooting survivors   —  A speaker has been pulled from a panel planned to coincide with the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference …
Feb 21, 2018, 5:50 PM - In context




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