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Katie Notopoulos / BuzzFeed:
Gaming Facebook's new algorithm, which lifts friends' content with many comments, led to horrid video sitting atop friends' News Feed for 12 days   —  Last Saturday — 12 days ago now — I shared a cringeworthy video on Facebook: a 6-minute clip of a twentysomething white woman showing off her small …
Feb 15, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter begins streaming local news broadcasts next to timeline amid major news events, displaying Miami's WSVN 7 coverage of high school shooting on Wednesday   —  Twitter is starting to show live, local news broadcasts in a live streaming window next to its timeline during major breaking news events.
Feb 14, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Technologist who predicted “fake news”, Aviv Ovadya, and other experts warn new AI-powered tools to manipulate perception could erode people's trust in reality   —  In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm.
Feb 11, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
BuzzFeed:
How scammers impersonating Twitter celebrities con people via fake giveaways, asking for small bitcoin, ether amounts, promising to send back several times more   —  And they're using automated networks of bot accounts to do it.  —  What do @Eilon_Musk, @ElonMuski, @EloonMusk, @Elonn_Musk, and @Alon_Musk have in common?
Feb 11, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Russian trolls posed as black activists on Tumblr and generated hundreds of thousands of interactions with anti-Hillary Clinton, pro-Bernie Sanders content   —  Tumblrs run by Russian trolls generated hundreds of thousands of interactions with anti-Hillary Clinton, pro-Bernie Sanders content.
Feb 7, 2018, 1:10 AMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
Users in India shed light on the dynamics of family WhatsApp groups, which have become an integral extension of the families themselves   —  A still from Hum Aapke Hain Koun, a high-grossing 1994 Bollywood film that tells the story of large Indian joint families grappling with their values.
Feb 3, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Twitter now says 1.4M+ US users interacted with tweets from Russia-linked accounts during 2016 election, up from 670K previously announced, has notified them   —  Twitter on Wednesday said it notified 1.4 million people in the US that they engaged with Kremlin-linked troll accounts during the 2016 US election.
Jan 31, 2018, 4:12 PMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Study: Twitter cuts into Facebook's lead on traffic sent to publishers; this month FB sent 2.5 visitors for each one Twitter sent; in Oct '17, ratio was 4.7:1   —  Publishers are freaking out about Facebook's plan to show 20% less news in the News Feed.  But over the past four months …
Jan 30, 2018, 3:45 PMIn context
Ben Smith / BuzzFeed:
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says leaks were painful for Uber but “started a real cultural change” that was ultimately “incredibly positive”   —  Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been converted to a pretty radical theory of management and transparency …
Jan 25, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Steven Perlberg / BuzzFeed:
CNN is closing Beme, will continue to develop some of its products; Casey Neistat is leaving following 2016 buyout, which sources say valued Beme at $20M+   —  CNN acquired Beme in late 2016 with hopes that it would become a major piece of its digital business.  Now Neistat's leaving the company.
Jan 25, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context

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