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Interviews with 65 current and former employees on the meltdown inside Facebook over the last 15 months as the Cambridge Analytica scandal unfolded   —  Scandals.  Backstabbing.  Resignations.  Record profits.  Time Bombs.  In early 2018, Mark Zuckerberg set out to fix Facebook.
Apr 16, 2019, 8:10 AM - In context

Facebook rolls out multiple changes to combat the spread of disinformation: demoting untrustworthy sources in News Feed, changes to how Groups work, and more   —  FACEBOOK IS TRYING to redefine authoritativeness on the internet as part of its efforts to fight the spread of misinformation and abuse on its platforms.
Apr 10, 2019, 1:20 PM - In context

Arielle Pardes / Wired:
Founder of Change My View subreddit, which has 700K+ subscribers, launches Change A View, a site with paid moderators and some funding from Alphabet's Jigsaw   —  A FEW MONTHS shy of his high school graduation, Kal Turnbull came to a realization: Conversations on the internet are broken.
Apr 8, 2019, 8:00 PM - In context

Robert Peck / Wired:
A moderator for the /r/aww, a cute animal subreddit with 19M subscribers, details his processes for identifying and banning bots, trolls, and propagandists   —  THESE ARE THE rules: Users of /r/aww aren't allowed to post about dogs that are dying, or sick, or just back from the vet.
Mar 25, 2019, 5:20 AM - In context

Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Profile of Roman Dobrokhotov, who runs The Insider, a Russian news site that has published scoops on GRU and other issues in collaboration with Bellingcat   —  TEN YEARS AGO, Roman Dobrokhotov sat down in the front row of a Kremlin auditorium, surrounded by a polite audience of journalists …
Feb 23, 2019, 7:35 AM - In context

Zeynep Tufekci / Wired:
As it gets harder to distinguish fakes from truth, facts lose their power, and so we must develop means of verifying info, from geolocation to blockchain   —  IN THE SUMMER of 2006, Fidel Castro unexpectedly announced that he was temporarily handing over power to his brother.
Feb 20, 2019, 12:00 AM - In context

Peter Rubin / Wired:
How chains like Cinemark and AMC are testing high-end, immersive multiplayer VR experiences in select movie theaters   —  ONCE UPON A time, the company with the biggest screens in the world made a big bet on virtual reality.  Imax opened seven VR centers in movie theaters around the globe …
Feb 10, 2019, 12:25 PM - In context

Jeremy Littau / Wired:
Monopolistic thinking and lack of attention to the internet's role in distribution has decimated media, but foundation journalism, subs, and community can help   —  LAST WEEK, LAYOFFS at BuzzFeed, HuffPost, and Gannett landed like consecutive punches.  The news signaled a difficult year ahead …
Jan 31, 2019, 11:25 AM - In context

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Facebook tightens its policies, says it may now remove networks of fraudulent pages and groups created by people who previously breached its rules   —  PAGES AND GROUPS are the tools Facebook misinformation peddlers love the most.  Creating a network of anonymous pages is one of the easiest ways …
Jan 23, 2019, 3:50 PM - In context

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Google announces it will contribute an additional $3.1M to Wikimedia and give Wikipedia editors free access to Custom Search API and Cloud Vision API   —  GOOGLE IS POURING an additional $3.1 million into Wikipedia, bringing its total contribution to the free encyclopedia over the past decade …
Jan 23, 2019, 12:50 PM - In context

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