Why some experts say it's time for Twitter and Facebook to ban anti-vaccination posts

As measles cases continue to rise in Canada and the U.S., experts are calling on social media platforms to ban anti-vaccination posts, saying the risks to public health created by misinformation outweigh the right to free speech. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-05-22 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and Twitter Could Face Fines in Germany Over Hate Speech Posts

A Facebook office in Berlin. A report published on Tuesday found that Facebook and Twitter had failed to meet a German target for removing hate speech from their platforms. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cape After the Experts for our post-truth times

Jonathan Cape has pre-empted After the Experts by political economist William Davies, which will explore how the political landscape has shifted and speculate on what might come next if we are witnessing the end of an era of experts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook drives up to 7 times more traffic than Twitter. Get to know your social audience

Social media, once considered the side door to a publisher's site, is rapidly becoming the primary entry point for new readers. These readers move in and out of content differently than traditional web site visitors. Social visitors are new, they’re likely to stay that way, and even if they... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube? How ‘@TheBuzzer’ decides where to post its videos

"@TheBuzzer," a Fox Sports network show that exists almost entirely on social platforms, has reduced its output on YouTube over the past several months in favor of publishing videos directly to Facebook and Twitter. In doing so, it has found that Twitter is best for videos about breaking news... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brands Are Wasting Time And Money On Facebook And Twitter, Report Says

"Stop making Facebook the center of your relationship marketing efforts," says Nate Elliott, VP and principal analyst at Forrester.Today market research firm Forrester published a report for brands titled "Social Relationship Strategies That Work."Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to automate your Facebook and Twitter posts with Buffer

So you've got "a friend" who is a social media addict. They check in to every location, Instagram every meal, even use "hashtag" in conversation. Well, Buffer can help them keep their social media feeds flowing with content without chaining them to a phone or laptop. The way Buffer works is... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-09-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc and others begin testing micropayments

The concept of micropayments for news is gaining appeal as publishers face a new threat to their ad revenue with the rise of ad blocking. On March 23, the concept will get a big endorsement when vendor Blendle launches in beta in the U.S. with big-name publishers including The New York Times,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We blog, we tweet, we post to Facebook: Let’s instead savor the art of the essay

Three new collections — by D.H. Lawrence, Emmanuel Carrère and Greg Gerke — highlight the power of the form. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-19 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Washington Post spills contents of anti-Trump tell-all

The Washington Post has revealed the anonymous author behind forthcoming tell-all A Warning has claimed the US president is so unfit for office that a number of fellow administration officials contemplated resigning together in "a midnight self-massacre" but ultimately decided against it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 09:05:26 UTC ]
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Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times team up to fight digital fakes

Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times are tired of seeing fake media propagate, and they're teaming up to do something about it. The trio has launched a Content Authenticity Initiative that aims to create a standard for digital media attribution. I... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-11-05 00:34:00 UTC ]
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Mitchel Levitas, Editor in Leading Posts at The Times, Dies at 89

A Polk Award winner, he edited the Op-Ed page, The Book Review, The Week in Review and also oversaw coverage of the New York area. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-24 21:24:11 UTC ]
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Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream

The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-02 13:00:38 UTC ]
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Facebook's anti-revenge porn technology doesn't - and won't - notify victims

Social platform's latest tech can detect non-consensual intimate images before they're reported, but victims won't be alerted. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-31 23:30:00 UTC ]
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People Are Spending More Time on Instagram, at the Expense of Facebook and Snapchat

Adults in the U.S. will spend the same number of average minutes per day on Facebook and Snapchat this year as they did in 2018, but they will devote more time to Instagram, according to the latest figures from eMarketer. The consultancy found that U.S. adult Facebook users are spending an... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-28 10:00:50 UTC ]
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The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter

The NHL's move to simulcast on Facebook and Twitter indicates a parity between the platforms but also shows how their livestreaming services differ. The post The NHL is bringing its Facebook Live show ‘Stanley Cup Live’ to Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-24 04:00:38 UTC ]
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Men Outnumber Women by Far in News Photos Posted to Facebook

If you look at images posted to Facebook by news organizations, you are far more likely to see men than women, according to a new study from Pew Research Center. Pew analyzed images posted (publicly) to the social network by 17 national news outlets between April 1 and June 30, 2018, using a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 18:45:42 UTC ]
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Facebook and Google Pressured EU Experts to Soften Fake News Regulations, Say Insiders

Google and Facebook pressured and “arm-wrestled” a group of experts to soften European guidelines on online disinformation and fake news, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-05-21 15:02:38 UTC ]
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Facebook bans Israeli company, saying it worked to disrupt elections

Facebook Inc. said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, told reporters that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-16 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Facebook bans Israeli company, saying it worked to disrupt elections

Facebook Inc. said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, told reporters that... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-16 22:40:00 UTC ]
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